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deprecate

To make invalid or obsolete by removing or flagging the item. When commands or statements in a language are planned for deletion in future releases of the compiler or rendering engine, they are said to be deprecated. Programmers should begin to remove them from the source code in subsequent revisions of their programs. See flagging and nugatory.
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My companion waved his hand in contemptuous deprecation.
said Squeers, as if in mild deprecation of this outbreak.
He pursued his theme, however, without noticing my deprecation.
I with leave of speech implor'd, And humble deprecation thus repli'd.
But now " He shrugged his shoulders in humorous deprecation of the state of things which he had himself done so much to produce.
They solved all their problems successfully, including those of knowing none of the people they didn't wish to, and of finding plenty of occupation in a society supposed to be meagrely provided with resources for that body which Vogelstein was to hear invoked, again and again, with the mixture of desire and of deprecation that might have attended the mention of a secret vice, under the name of a leisure-class.
This night the woman of his belittling deprecations was thinking how great and good her husband was.
Around 5 percent rupee deprecation against US dollar has also increased the tax collection at imported commodities.
45%, owing to multiple factors like high steel prices and the rupee deprecation against the dollar.
This will include pressure washing, re-applying colorized play surfacing and applying specialized sealer to prevent the rubberized surfacing from further deprecation.
The volume of remittances from the Uzbek migrant workers in Russia has sharply fallen due to the deprecation of Russian ruble against U.
Those who polled votes to the rulers in lump sum are now offering deprecation in lump sum to them, he added.