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discredit

US [dɪˈskredɪt]
UK [dɪsˈkredɪt]
  • n.丢脸;名誉丧失;信誉丧失
  • v.败坏…的名声;使丧失信誉;使丢脸;使不相信
  • Web怀疑;不信;丧失名誉
Plural Form:discredits  Present Participle:discrediting  Past Tense:discredited  
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
败坏…的名声;使丧失信誉;使丢脸to make people stop respecting sb/sth
The photos were deliberately taken to discredit the President.
这些蓄意拍摄的照片旨在败坏总统的名声。
a discredited government/policy
名声扫地的政府;失去信誉的政策
2.
~ sth
使不相信;使怀疑;使不可置信to make people stop believing that sth is true; to make sth appear unlikely to be true
These theories are now largely discredited among linguists.
这些理论现已大多受到语言学家的质疑。
n.
1.
[u]
名誉丧失;信誉丧失;丢脸damage to sb's reputation; loss of respect
Violent football fans bring discredit on the teams they support.
狂暴的足球迷败坏了他们所支持球队的声誉。
Britain, to its discredit , did not speak out against these atrocities.
英国没有公开反对这些残暴行为,因而名誉扫地。

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