- vt. 不予重视；将...轻描淡写
- 1.The press has downplayed the president's role in the foreign affairs.
- 2.The pro-Olympics lobby tends to downplay the disadvantages.
- 3.In contrast, the education systems of today have a tendency to downplay the foundational subjects.
- 1.represent as less significant or important
- 2.understate the importance or quality of
- 低估，贬低; 不予重视; 低调处理; 贬低：;
- downplay the epidemic
- 对疫情不予重视; 掩饰疫情;
- and to downplay
- downplay the problem
- downplay the incident