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demean

US [dɪˈmin]
UK [dɪˈmiːn]
  • v.降低身份;失去尊重;贬低;贬损
  • Web贬抑;贬低身份;贬低身分
Simple Present:demeans  Present Participle:demeaning  Past Tense:demeaned  
demean
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v.
1.
~ yourself
降低身份;失去尊重to do sth that makes people have less respect for you
I wouldn't demean myself by asking for charity.
我决不低三下四地乞求施舍。
2.
~ sb/sth
贬低;贬损;使失尊严to make people have less respect for sb/sth
Such images demean women.
这些形象有损妇女尊严。

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