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cheapenverb [T]

 us   /ˈtʃi·pən/
to make someone or something ​seem less ​valuable and less ​deserving of ​respect: What the ​authorhates about ​forgeries is that they cheapen ​trueart.
(Definition of cheapen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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cheapenverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈtʃiː.pən/
  • cheapen verb [T] (COST LESS)

to ​reduce the ​price: This has had the ​effect of cheapening UK ​exports.
(Definition of cheapen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cheapen”
in Chinese (Simplified) 贬值, 使降价,使减价, 使贬值…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貶值, 使降價,使減價, 使貶值…
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