Definition of 'pejorative'
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Isn't there something pejorative about that? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Isn't there something pejorative about that? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The discrimination is being drawn on grounds which are racially discriminatory in a pejorative sense. Times, Sunday Times (2011)About when did the term begin to lose its pejorative sense? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)At first the name was a pejorative assigned to them by their opponents. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)In most businesses exploitation is a pejorative term. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is a precious disc, and certainly not in the pejorative sense. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Annual plants will come in; weeds, to give them their pejorative name. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As the industry's reputation has sunk, he argues it has become a pejorative term that implies that all six companies are the same. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. pejorative is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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