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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of recording fewer than the actual number; An enumeration that is fewer than the actual number.

Usage examples (37)
  • (I am not going to name names, but one should assume that polls conducted by robo-calls undercount cellphone-only voters.)
  • We do know the ballots from Miami-Dade County, the 9,000 so-called undercount votes will be brought to the Leon County Library.
  • An "undercount" costs money because most government funding is handed on the basis of population.
  • I also think it's naive for the school district personnel thinking that just becasue you don't return one, you become an "undercount". for more
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