Definition of 'detract'
Example sentences containing '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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In Common Usage. detract is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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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.
Definition of detract from the Collins English Dictionary
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