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English definition of “degrade”

degrade

verb [T] (LOSE RESPECT)    /dɪˈɡreɪd/
to cause people to feel that they or other people have no value and do not have the respect or good opinion of others: Pornography degrades women.Humiliating and degrading
(Definition of degrade verb (LOSE RESPECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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