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derogatory

Pronunciation: /dɪˈrɑːgətɔːri; dɪˈrɒgətri/

Translation of derogatory in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [remark/attitude] despectivo; [sense] peyorativo, despectivo she is always very derogatory about him siempre habla de él con desdén or desprecio
    Example sentences
    • The people who made the derogatory remarks were a group whose tongues may have been loosened by drink.
    • I was disappointed that he had to resort to derogatory and intolerant remarks to try to be funny.
    • People have lost their jobs over derogatory remarks made in blogs, but can you be sued for libel or defamation?

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