Definition of 'degrade'
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The tranquillity of countless thousands of people will be harmed, homes will be bulldozed and air quality degraded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have always said this needs to be degraded and destroyed. The Sun (2015)The report was critical of the lack of action by governments across the world in protecting the environment from being degraded. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The next bit of land then becomes degraded and then there's no green belt. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Can Africa take a different path so that her future generations will not look back and shake their heads at the expanding deserts and degraded lands? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is true that economic growth can degrade the environment: the noxious fumes in many Chinese cities are a case in point. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: degrade VERB
Something that degrades someone causes people to have less respect for them.
Many of their songs were crude and degraded women.
Definition of degrade from the Collins English Dictionary
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