how to pronounce derogate


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derogate is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of derogate


  1. To take away (something from something else) in a way which leaves it lessened.
  2. To detract from (something); to disparage, belittle.
  3. To act in a manner below oneself; to debase oneself.
  4. To remove a part, to detract from (a quality of excellence, authority etc.).
  5. To partially repeal (a law etc.).


  1. Debased.

derogate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word derogate occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics derogate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that derogate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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