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deride

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈraɪd/ formal us  
to laugh at someone or something in a way that shows you think they are stupid or of no value: He derided my singing as pathetic. This building, once derided by critics, is now a major tourist attraction.
Translations of “deride”
in Korean 조롱하다…
in Arabic يَتهَكّم عَلى…
in French rire de…
in Turkish alay etmek, dalga geçmek, alaya almak…
in Italian deridere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘲笑,譏笑…
in Russian высмеивать…
in Polish wyśmiewać, wyszydzać…
in Spanish ridiculizar…
in Portuguese troçar, ridicularizar, escarnecer…
in German verhöhnen…
in Catalan ridiculitzar…
in Japanese (人、もの)をばかにする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘲笑,讥笑…
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