Definition of detract from phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

detract from

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

detract from something

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detract something from something

 
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(not used in the progressive tenses) to make something seem less good or enjoyable synonym take away from He was determined not to let anything detract from his enjoyment of the trip.
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