In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(express disapproval of)(conduct/action) reprobar(conduct/action) criticarsuch enormous waste cannot be too strongly deprecated — un despilfarro de tales proporciones debe ser condenado de la forma más enérgica
- It is only to be deprecated in so far as there is a danger, which experience shows to be no trifling one.
- Rather, he spends most of his time deprecating our political system and telling readers it's not worth getting involved in.
- As the court stated, such an ‘attitude [by the employer] is based on a fear psychosis and has to be deprecated in very strong terms.’
- These common traits all arise from a fundamental dualism that privileges the spirit and deprecates the body.
- The Judge also deprecated the fact that no group litigation order had been made in the matter.
- Luck is a concept that is deprecated in our go-getting entrepreneurial society.
- Addition of an antibiotic or other stronger drugs like non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be deprecated.
- They have no use for deprecating comparisons of the city's ‘winter’ with much more chill conditions elsewhere in the State this winter.
- Seeing the insipid life in the city and listening to the babblings of old men praising the past and deprecating every progressive step was unbearable.
- Back then we deprecated the literal, physical world.
- The report deprecates the failure to make progress to remedy the effects of previous discriminatory legislation (now abolished) affecting property rights.
- The winners were expected to feel proud and probably did, but they had to express their pride in a culture that deprecates the open expression of such feelings and so they used humour.
- Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would ‘make’ war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would ‘accept’ war rather than let it perish, and the war came.
- Accordingly, frames should be deprecated in the design of new sites; and should preferably be phased out of existing designs.
- He deprecates Dylan's uncontrollable taste for sugary snacks: ‘It starts with some sweets… ‘he drones knowingly, ‘and then you're on two bags a day.’
- The intellect is not cultivated, it is deprecated; discernment is not encouraged, nor wisdom, nor discrimination.
- He further deprecated the program of acquiring and dividing the land of large farmers because their resultant insecurity would lessen their efforts to make their land more productive and invest money in permanent improvements.
- On this view, the following version would be deprecated.
- But this blog strongly deprecates that kind of cynicism about politics.
- It is appreciated by those who benefit from it and deprecated by some who don't deserve to be treated so well.
- It is almost as if the more amazing our accomplishments, the more we must deprecate them.
- Cultivating or practicing such concern for others involved deprecating oneself.
- He made a speech deprecating aged people, thus sparking harsh criticism from the general public and political parties.
- Without in any way deprecating entrepreneurship and ingenuity, its power stems from its command of money and what money can buy.
- ‘The personality of the critic is much deprecated in our time,’ he wrote in the newspaper.
- A series of recent cases have tended to deprecate the value of confidentiality in witness statements.
- Depending on context, autonomy can be valued or deprecated, viewed as both counter to or in accordance with local understandings of behaviour.
- Curiously, Franklin deprecates me for calling the papers a ‘study.’
- However, she describes Stephanie as deprecating herself and repeated her reference to swimming like a three-legged dog.
- Though Katherine, unfairly to my mind, deprecates the novels.
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