Definición de vitiate en inglés:


Saltos de línea: viti|ate
Pronunciación: /ˈvɪʃɪeɪt


[with object] formal
  • 1Spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of: development programmes have been vitiated by the rise in population
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    • But in this same answer, that great saint recounts another admirable example of a great zeal, proceeding from a very good soul, which was however spoilt and vitiated by the excess of anger which it had stirred up.
    • To what extent will imperfect, but still good, administration vitiate the efficiency properties of the tax?
    • While O'Herlihy's panel gives his show more depth, the comedy programme presented by Keane and Taylor is vitiated by a cacophony of voices.
  • 1.1Destroy or impair the legal validity of: the insurance is vitiated because of foolish acts on the part of the tenant
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    • This does not mean that every deviation from procedural regularity and legal correctness vitiates a jury's verdict of guilty.
    • For reasons already given we do not accept that the judge's self-direction was vitiated by legal misdirection.
    • And why should he be made bankrupt if his apparent inability to pay is vitiated by the counterclaim or cross-demand?



Pronunciación: /-ˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A bad guy is no longer simply the opposite of ‘good guy;’ the ensuing but signals the vitiation of the villainous sting of depravity.
  • While not leading to automatic vitiation of the warrant, there remains the need to protect the prior authorization process.
  • Earlier art, music, or literature could reinterpret the Passion over and over again without vitiation.


Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They always intend to derive political mileage and are true vitiators of India's progress.
  • Overindulgence was the vitiator of Junior's previously sweet disposition.


mid 16th century: from Latin vitiat- 'impaired', from the verb vitiare, from vitium (see vice1).

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