understatement

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʌndərsteɪtmənt/US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌʌndɚˈsteɪtmənt, ˈʌndɚˌsteɪt-/

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understatement

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. that's the understatement of the [year, millennium]
  2. that's a gross understatement
  3. that would be an understatement
  4. it would be an understatement to [say, suggest]
  5. that is an understatement, to say the least
  6. subtlety and understatement
  7. is a master of understatement
  8. [a model, an element, a hint] of understatement
  9. an understatement on your taxes
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