verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [Militar/Military] to demote 1.2 (envilecer) to degrade estas prácticas degradan al ser humano these practices are degrading to human beings 1.3 (empeorar) [calidad/valor] to diminish el suelo está excesivamente degradado the soil is too impoverished 1.4 [Química/Chemistry] [compuesto] to degrade
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (degradarse)
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