deprecate Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"deprecate" in British English

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uk   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 ​companyfunds for ​politicalpurposes.

deprecate verb (NOT VALUE)

[T] to say that you ​think something is of little ​value or ​importance: He always deprecates my ​achievements.
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌdep.rəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of deprecate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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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