(UK) SAMPA|/dI"[email protected]/, IPA|/dÉªËˆÉ¹É’gÉ™tÉ¹i/
(US) SAMPA|/dI"[email protected]/, IPA|/dÉªËˆÉ¹É‘gÉ™tÉ”É¹i/
#Tending to derogate, or lessen in value; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious; -- with from to, or unto.
#:Acts of Parliament derogatory from the power of subsequent Parliaments bind not. --w:Blackstone.
#:His language was severely censured by some of his brother peers as derogatory to their other. --w:Macaulay.
#(Law) When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; -- a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
Finnish: halventava, loukkaava
German: law: derogativ, derogatorisch; language: abwertend, pejorativ