Definition of 'deplore'
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Example sentences containing 'deplore'
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An airport security chief deplored the fact that warnings before the attack had not been acted upon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I deplore the way our society has gone. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ministers may deplore this cynicism - but they are to blame for having so many times promised so much and delivered so little. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The report says: 'We deplore the behaviour of a number of banks. The Sun (2009)A spokeswoman said: 'We absolutely deplore the actions reported and are working closely with the police. The Sun (2015)
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Used Occasionally. deplore is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'deplore'
British English: deplore VERB
If you say that you deplore something, you think it is very wrong or immoral.
He's a judo black belt but he says he deplores violence.
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