Meaning of “denigrate” in the English Dictionary

"denigrate" in British English

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denigrateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈden.ɪ.ɡreɪt/ us /ˈden.ə.ɡreɪt/
denigration
noun [ U ] uk /ˌden.ɪˈɡreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌden.əˈɡreɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “denigrate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"denigrate" in American English

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denigrateverb [ T ]

us /ˈden·ɪˌɡreɪt/

to say that someone or something is not good or important

(Definition of “denigrate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)