Definition of 'detract'
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Hugh's ambition would serve him; he would have a strong, solid plan from which he would never let an unsuitable love affair detract him. DANSVILLEBut that doesn't detract from the fact that he spoke to me in confidence. THE DEVIL'S DOORSo my part can only add, surely, not detract, from her euphoria. THE IMAGE OF LAURA
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Translations for 'detract'
British English: detract VERB
If one thing detracts from another, it makes it seem less good or impressive.
The publicity could detract from our election campaign.
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