When you say that someone or something is underrepresented, you are saying that they are not very common or that they are not being given the opportunity to be heard.

  • There are a lot of underrepresented minorities in the government.

  • There are a lot of underrepresented voices in the media.

Definition of underrepresented


To represent something as being lower or smaller than is the case.


To give something insufficient or inadequate representation.


Having less than adequate or sufficient representation

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