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English definition of “condescend”

condescend

verb uk   /ˌkɒn.dɪˈsend/ us    /ˌkɑːn-/ usually humorous
condescend to do sth If you condescend to do something, you agree to do something that you do not consider to be good enough for your social position: I wonder if Michael will condescend to visit us?Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
condescension
noun [U] uk   /-ˈsen.ʃən/ us  
Saddening, shocking and upsetting
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of condescend from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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