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Overvalue   /ˈoʊvərvˌælju/   Listen

(past & past part. overvalued; pres. part. overvaluing)
Assign too high a value to.  Synonym: overestimate.

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... and some of the liberalization measures were rescinded. Lacking monetary or fiscal stability, the economy suffers from serious macroeconomic imbalances - including inflation, multiple official exchange rates that overvalue the Burmese kyat, and a distorted interest rate regime. Most overseas development assistance ceased after the junta began to suppress the democracy movement in 1988 and subsequently refused to honor the results of the 1990 legislative elections. In response ...
— The 2007 CIA World Factbook • United States

... the originals, but he seldom indulged in a quotation. Byron as a poet, and Locke as a logician he commended to me—the latter, Locke on the Human Understanding, with great earnestness. Under his advice I read it carefully, and for mental training he did not overvalue it. Farley commenced the practice of his profession at New Ipswich, N. H., and that town elected him once or twice to the Legislature of the State. Wishing for a wider field, he came to Groton. It was a day of small fees, and a good deal of the litigation ...
— Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 • George Boutwell

Words linked to "Overvalue" :   value, undervalue, underestimate, overvaluation

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