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detract from something

 /dɪˈtrækt frəm/
phrasal verb with detract verb
to make something ​seem less ​valuable or less ​deserving of ​admiration: These ​smallfaults, ​however, do not detract from the ​overallquality of the ​book.
(Definition of detract from something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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