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derogation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French derogacion (French dérogation), from Latin derogatio.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdɛɹəˈɡeɪʃən/

NounEdit

derogation (plural derogations)

  1. An act which belittles; disparagement.
  2. (law) The act of derogating; the temporary or partial nullification of a law.

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