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demean

verb [T] uk   us   /dɪˈmiːn/
to cause someone to become less respected: The entire family was demeaned by his behaviour. I wouldn't demean myself by asking my parents for money.
Translations of “demean”
in Chinese (Traditional) 羞辱,貶低…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羞辱,贬低…
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