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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Derogate  \Der"o*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Derogated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Derogating}.]  [L.  derogatus  p.  p.  of  derogare  to 
  derogate;  de-  +  rogare  to  ask  to  ask  the  people  about  a  law. 
  See  {Rogation}.] 
  1.  To  annul  in  part  to  repeal  partly;  to  restrict;  to  limit 
  the  action  of  --  said  of  a  law. 
 
  By  several  contrary  customs,  .  .  .  many  of  the  civil 
  and  canon  laws  are  controlled  and  derogated.  --Sir 
  M.  Hale. 
 
  2.  To  lessen;  to  detract  from  to  disparage;  to  depreciate; 
  --  said  of  a  person  or  thing  [R.] 
 
  Anything  .  .  .  that  should  derogate,  minish,  or  hurt 
  his  glory  and  his  name  --Sir  T.  More 




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