to feel and express strong disapproval of something or someone, often yourselfverbjump to other results
NAmE//ˈdɛprəˌkeɪt//deprecate something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deprecate
he / she / it deprecates
past simple deprecated
-ing form deprecating
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NAmE//ˈdɛprəkəˌtɔri//) adjective a deprecating comment He delivered the speech with typical self-deprecating humor.
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