- 1.1 (disgraceful) [incident/situation] deplorable, vergonzoso it is deplorable that this is still allowed es deplorable or vergonzoso que esto se siga permitiendoMore example sentences1.2 (regrettable) [accident/misfortune] lamentable
- Even if their claims are exaggerated, any loss of life is deplorable and unacceptable.
- During the past two days, residents have been setting fires on the streets to highlight deplorable living conditions.
- Older people in the locality cannot recollect the roads ever having been in a more deplorable condition.
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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.