Definición de pejorative en inglés:

pejorative

Saltos de línea: pe¦jora|tive
Pronunciación: /pɪˈdʒɒrətɪv
 
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adjetivo

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  • A word expressing contempt or disapproval: race-linked pejoratives
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I have used pejoratives such as ‘scientific whores’ to describe those responsible for the study because I am angry and I want people to know it.
    • That last comment by Bud is not the true Bud because the true Bud deals with arguments in a professional manner and does not employ pejoratives to make his points.
    • The selection of these pejoratives tells us a good deal, as does the near-universal acceptance by the mass media of the associated vernacular.

Derivativos

pejoratively

adverbio
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  • All employ the services of what we pejoratively call ‘spin doctors’, to try to ensure that their particular point of view gets a full airing in the media, hopefully to the exclusion of less favourable accounts.
  • ‘Bias’ is usually used pejoratively; I would use it to mean reporting news in a way that is in fact slanted, while purporting to report it neutrally.
  • She too does not address it, though she does refer pejoratively to ‘boilerplate’ form contracts.

Origen

late 19th century: from French péjoratif, -ive, from late Latin pejorare 'make worse', from Latin pejor 'worse'.

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