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deprecateverb

uk   /ˈdep.rə.keɪt/ us   /ˈdep.rə.keɪt/ formal
  • deprecate verb (NOT APPROVE)

[T not continuous] to not approve of something or say that you do not approve of something: We deprecate this use of company funds for political purposes.
deprecation
noun [U] uk   /ˌdep.rəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌdep.rəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of deprecate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deprecate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对, 反对,不赞成…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對, 反對,不贊成…
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