English to Afrikaans Meaning :: derogate

Derogate :
afbreuk
- afbreukafgewykuitsonderingafwijking
 

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Verb(1) cause to seem less serious; play down

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(1) it is typical of him to derogate the powers of reason(2) However, like people high in authoritarianism, those high in social dominance seek to derogate members of out-groups.(3) this does not derogate from his duty to act honestly and faithfully(4) it is typical of Pirandello to derogate the powers of reason(5) To view s 104 in this way is not to deny the mandatory nature of the duty, nor to derogate from previous authorities - and there is reference to them.(6) The expression used to be derogative , especially during ÔÇÿcultural revolutionÔÇÖ but nowadays, if you say someone is ÔÇÿpetty bourgeoisÔÇÖ, he will probably take it as a compliment.(7) Well, your Honour, as I said, it is possible to envisage rules of court that would derogate from section 34.(8) The authors noted that their respondents did not seem to recognize that they derogated women for behaviors they accepted for themselves, as in this comment.(9) Unhappy students derogated the colleges they were admitted to but chose not to attend; happy students didn't change their ratings.(10) How can you describe him in such derogative terms with no experience of his personality or behaviour?(11) However, in the case of total or partial non-payment, Member States may derogate from this rule.(12) He has made derogative remarks, made players uncomfortable playing for him, and is not leading the team in the right direction.(13) The Naga way of life and cultural and economic bonds among all the Naga peoples can surely be strengthened without derogating from the integrity of any other Indian State.(14) This is a long standing principle and we will not derogate from it,ÔÇÖ replied an official.(15) Don't be stupid, boy,ÔÇÖ she said in the most derogative voice possible.(16) Enumerating the right of freedom of speech neither enhanced its previous protection nor derogated the protection afforded other liberties not enumerated.
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Verb
1. disparage ::
afkraak
2. detract from ::
afbreuk aan
3. deviate from ::
afwyk van
4. denigrate ::
denigrerend
Antonyms
1. acclaim ::
lof
2. applaud ::
jubel
3. exalt ::
verhef
4. glorify ::
verheerlik
5. laud ::
loflied
6. magnify ::
groot
7. praise ::
lof
Different Forms
derogate, derogated, derogates, derogating
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