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condescend

verb [I]  /ˌkɑn·dəˈsend/ us  
to behave in a way which shows that you consider yourself to be better or more intelligent than other people: He treats his players fairly and never condescends to them.
condescension
noun [U]  /ˌkɑn·dəˈsen·ʃən/ us  
Some directors treat actors with condescension.
Translations of “condescend”
in Spanish condescender, dignarse…
in French condescendre (à)…
in German sich herablassen…
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