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degradation

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌdeɡ.rəˈdeɪ.ʃən/

degradation noun [U] (DESTRUCTION)

the process in which the beauty or quality of something is destroyed or spoiled: environmental degradation

degradation noun [U] (LOSS OF RESPECT)

formal the situation in which people are made to feel they have no value: the misery and degradation of prison life
Translations of “degradation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 玷污, 損害,危害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玷污, 损害,危害…
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