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1discredit/dɪsˈkrɛdət/verb
discreditsdiscrediteddiscrediting
1discredit
/dɪsˈkrɛdət/
verb
discreditsdiscrediteddiscrediting
Learner's definition of DISCREDIT  
[+ object]
: to cause (someone or something) to seem dishonest or untrue
: to damage the reputation of (someone)

— discreditable

/dɪsˈkrɛdətəbəl/adjective,[more discreditable; most discreditable]

— discreditably

/dɪsˈkrɛdətəbli/adverb
2discredit/dɪsˈkrɛdət/noun
2discredit
/dɪsˈkrɛdət/
noun
Learner's definition of DISCREDIT  
[noncount]
: loss of reputation or respect
◊ Something that is to your discredit causes people to have a less favorable opinion of you.
— often used with bring
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