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Synonyms for derogate

Synonyms for derogate

cause to seem less serious

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35 Aboriginal or treaty rights are in question, or when the relief requested under a Charter challenge could abrogate or derogate from 'other rights or freedoms that pertain to the aboriginal peoples of Canada.
His conclusion was that "the tendency for males to derogate gay men is strong when .
Charles Cohen, a professor of history, began by speaking for the majority report, declaring that "the minority report allows instructors to derogate students with impunity," but he was virtually alone in defending the majority.
Partant ten assume that most large orders could reach the sum mentioned, the contracting authority derogates from the relevant article which applies in ensuring the safe delivery livrer.
Evelyn derogates his art by pointing out that he "'didn't grow up in China'" and that he "'can't be Chinese'" (90-91).
The internal passport, ID-card, derogates from constitutional rights of Kyrgyz citizens, said human rights activists and officials at the conference on registration of citizens today in Bishkek.
It derogates y human rights and looks like political persecution and power abuse," he claimed in his statement.
The President's Secretariat said this suggestion entails dissolution of the both Advisory Boards that derogates rights of members of these two Advisory Boards.
Deposits and Guarantees required: This special specifications derogates from Article 25 of the Royal Decree of 14 January 2013 that no bond shall be required under this contract.