英 [dɪ'priːʃɪeɪt; -sɪ-]
- vt. 使贬值；贬低；轻视
- vi. 贬值；轻视；贬低
TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. appreciate, precious => depreciate.
- depreciate: see price
- depreciate (v.)
- mid-15c., from Latin depretiatus, past participle of depretiare "to lower the price of, undervalue," from de- "down" (see de-) + pretium "price" (see price (n.)). Related: Depreciated; depreciating; depreciatory.
- 1. New cars start to depreciate as soon as they are on the road.
- 2. The car value will depreciate by 2000 dollars in the first year.
- 3. We must not depreciate the work she has done.
- 4. We think lower German interest rates in due course will allow European currencies to depreciate against the dollar bloc.
- 5. Don't depreciate my efforts to help / what I have done.
[ depreciate 造句 ]