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Degrade 1100 Words You Need Week 36 Day 1

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Degrade 1100 Words You Need Week 36 Day 1

Degrade 1100 Words You Need Week 36 Day 1

/dɪˈgreɪd/ (verb)

to change something to a lower position or level of importance, demote, to become less good or less correct in quality, worsen, lower, humiliate, belittle, demean, cause to suffer from a loss of dignity or respect, treat someone humiliatingly, disgrace, mortify, vitiate, decay, decompose, disintegrate

Environmental degradation is the deterioration of the environment through depletion of resources such as air, water and soil; the destruction of ecosystems; habitat destruction; the extinction of wildlife; and pollution. It is defined as any change or disturbance to the environment perceived to be deleterious or undesirable. As indicated by the I=PAT equation, environmental impact (I) or degradation is caused by the combination of an already very large and increasing human population (P), continually increasing economic growth or per capita affluence (A), and the application of resource-depleting and polluting technology (T).

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonym: upgrade, exalt

Adjective: degradable, degrading, degraded

Noun: degradation, degrader

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