English to Afrikaans Meaning :: deprecate

Deprecate :
afkeuren
- afkeurenafgekeurdeprecatesgeringskattende
 

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Verb(1) express strong disapproval of; deplore(2) belittle

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(1) It is almost as if the more amazing our accomplishments, the more we must deprecate them.(2) A series of recent cases have tended to deprecate the value of confidentiality in witness statements.(3) what I deprecate is persistent indulgence(4) Oh, and it seems that the tactic is to look deprecatingly at each item you are interested in, lest someone else think you are getting excited and start bidding against you.(5) It has as its mortal enemies the deprecative and the depressing.(6) Back then we deprecated the literal, physical world.(7) He has a proposition for James, which he puts to him in deprecative terms typical of their mutual origins.(8) He smiled deprecatingly and I noticed the new gaps he had in between his teeth.(9) It is only to be deprecated in so far as there is a danger, which experience shows to be no trifling one.(10) These traditions, unspoken though they are, generate a competitive tension which leads to the use of deprecative gossip and other acts meant to sabotage a comrade competitor's status.(11) The city critics and deprecators needed to know that there were processes being put in place, strategies being developed and people still committed to the revival of the city.(12) Their efforts deserve praise rather than deprecation .(13) He deprecates Dylan's uncontrollable taste for sugary snacks: ÔÇÿIt starts with some sweetsÔǪ ÔÇÿhe drones knowingly, ÔÇÿand then you're on two bags a day.ÔÇÖ(14) On this view, the following version would be deprecated .(15) Luck is a concept that is deprecated in our go-getting entrepreneurial society.(16) Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would ÔÇÿmakeÔÇÖ war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would ÔÇÿacceptÔÇÖ war rather than let it perish, and the war came.
Synonyms
Verb
1. deplore ::
betreur
2. abhor ::
afsku
3. disapprove of ::
afkeur
4. frown on ::
frons op
5. take a dim view of ::
neem 'n dowwe lig van
6. take exception to ::
neem uitsondering op
7. detest ::
hekel
8. despise ::
minag
9. criticize ::
kritiseer
10. censure ::
sensuur
Antonyms
1. acclaim ::
lof
2. applaud ::
jubel
3. exalt ::
verhef
4. glorify ::
verheerlik
5. laud ::
loflied
6. magnify ::
groot
7. praise ::
lof
Different Forms
deprecate, deprecated, deprecates, deprecating
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