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English definition of “demean”


verb [T]    /dɪˈmin/
to cause to become less respected : I wouldn’t demean myself by asking my father for money . demeaning    /dɪˈmi·nɪŋ/ adjective It was demeaning to be asked to leave because I was dressed informally .
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