Definition of 下回る

したまわるshitamawaru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to fall below (esp. figures: profits, unemployment rate, etc.); to be less than; to be lower than; to fall just short of; to be just under 上回る

Example Sentences

Japan's gold and foreign exchange reserves stood at $68.9 billion at the end of 1998, down from $77.0 billion a year earlier.
Even today, the temperature is below zero.
For the first time in more than 6 years, the unemployment rate is below 6%.

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