deprecate

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deprecate /ˈdɛprɪˌkeɪt/ verb
deprecates; deprecated; deprecating
deprecate
/ˈdɛprɪˌkeɪt/
verb
deprecates; deprecated; deprecating
Learner's definition of DEPRECATE
[+ object] formal
: to criticize or express disapproval of (someone or something)

— deprecating

adjective [more deprecating; most deprecating]
see also self-deprecating

— deprecation

/ˌdɛprɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]

— deprecatory

/ˈdɛprɪˌkeɪtəri/ /ˈdɛprɪkəˌtori/ Brit /ˈdɛprɪkeɪtri/ adjective [more deprecatory; most deprecatory]
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