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denigrate

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denigrate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to defame)
a. denigrar
The candidates in the debate didn't talk much about policies, but they did dedicate a lot of time to denigrating one another.Los candidatos en el debate hablaron poco de las políticas, pero dedicaron mucho tiempo a denigrarse.
2. (to belittle)
a. menospreciar
Luis thinks it is necessary to denigrate his colleagues' contributions to be a successful academic.Luis cree que es necesario menospreciar las contribuciones de sus colegas para tener éxito como académico.
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denigrate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. denigrar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
denigrate [ˈdenɪɡreɪt]
transitive verb
denigrar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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