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Definition of disrepute noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disrepute

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsrɪˈpjuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsrɪˈpjuːt//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the fact that somebody/something loses the respect of other people The players' behaviour on the field is likely to bring the game into disrepute.Extra examples The old system had fallen into disrepute. The players’ behaviour on the field is likely to bring the game into disrepute. The players’ conduct is likely to bring the game into disrepute. This theory is now in disrepute.
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