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The meaning of Decry

dɪˈkraɪ

Decry – definition

verb

To publicly criticize something as being undesirable or harmful

Usage examples:

Mitchell decried the high rate of unemployment in the state.

Decry translation into English

Decry: translate from English into Chinese

Translate decry into Chinese (Simplified)}
谴责, 诽谤

Decry: translate from English into Dutch

Translate decry into Dutch}
Afkeuren, Afbreken

Decry: translate from English into French

Translate decry into French}
Décrier, Dénigrer, Déprécier, Se jouer

Decry: translate from English into German

Translate decry into German}
Verurteilen, Bemängeln, Verunglimpfen, Schlecht machen

Decry: translate from English into Hindi

Translate decry into Hindi}
दोष देना, निंदा करना, आक्षेप करना, झिड़की देना, दोष लगाना

Decry: translate from English into Italian

Translate decry into Italian}
Deplorare, Deprezzare

Decry: translate from English into Korean

Translate decry into Korean}
비난, 비난하다, 가치를 떨어뜨리다

Decry: translate from English into Russian

Translate decry into Russian}
Порицать, Осуждать, Хулить, Принижать значение, Преуменьшать значение, Обесценивать

Decry: translate from English into Spanish

Translate decry into Spanish}
Desacreditar, Censurar, Vituperar, Negar, Rebajar

Word origin

early 17th century (in the sense ‘decrease the value of coins by royal proclamation’): from de- ‘down’ + cry, on the pattern of French décrier ‘cry down’.

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