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belittle

verb [T] uk   /bɪˈlɪt.l̩/ us    /-ˈlɪt̬-/
to make a person or an action seem as if he, she or it is not important: Though she had spent hours fixing the computer, he belittled her efforts. Stop belittling yourself - your work is highly valued.
Translations of “belittle”
in Spanish minimizar, subestimar…
in French déprécier…
in German herabsetzen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕視, 貶低…
in Russian преуменьшать…
in Turkish küçültmek, küçümsemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻视, 贬低…
in Polish umniejszać…
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