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depreciatory

[dih-pree-shee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -pree-shuh-] /dɪˈpri ʃi əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈpri ʃə-/
adjective
1.
tending to depreciate.
Also, depreciative
[dih-pree-shee-ey-tiv, -shuh-tiv] /dɪˈpri ʃiˌeɪ tɪv, -ʃə tɪv/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; depreciate + -ory1
Related forms
depreciatively, adverb
nondepreciative, adjective
nondepreciatively, adverb
nondepreciatory, adjective
undepreciative, adjective
undepreciatory, adjective
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