derogate


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Synonyms for derogate

Synonyms for derogate

cause to seem less serious

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Now this is not meant to derogate my friends who still support Digong, but what is profoundly and deeply troubling is this: This president whom his supporters believe will lead the way to a better life for Filipinos clearly has very little regard for life.
The agreement means Commissioner Wallstrom has approved in principle the Dutch request to derogate from the Nitrates Directive.
Speaking at the opening of the 37th Masskara festival in Negros Occidental, Duterte said he did not intend to derogate the memory of slain Jews.
However, the Member States may derogate from these provisions and transform the exclusive lending right into a straightforward right to remuneration, which they are then obliged to pay, at least to authors.
'You know, I'd like to, in all sincerity as a human being, I think honestly, I'm not trying to derogate her, she's a lawyer, she's bright, I think she's breaking down,' he said.
"The head of the National Commission Abdygany Erkebaev put his signature under this decree, who was the member of the Interim Government at that time," Isakov said.Conclusions of the National Commission derogate his honor and dignity.
'I'm not trying to, you know, derogate the other employees of government.
Article 5 offers Member States the option to derogate from this right and to turn it into a simple right of remuneration.
The Member States may derogate from this right, converting it into the simple right to remuneration to be paid to authors, at least.
The President's Secretariat has noted that some demands of the United National Movement conflict with the effective legislation and the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic, derogate rights of other citizens, contain attempts to evade criminal prosecution for earlier committed crimes, the President's Secretariat declared.