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American English: /diˈmɔʊdəveɪt/
British English: /diːˈməʊtɪveɪt/

Translation of demotivate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • He said in Chipata yesterday that the poor state of schools had demotivated both teachers and pupils in the area which had led to high illiteracy levels.
    • In addition, scarce opportunities for employment in the formal sector of the economy, especially in rural areas, may demotivate families and pupils from investing resources and time in formal schooling.
    • Too many times have I seen the lack of jobs demotivating young people.

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