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Derogation

Der`o`ga´tion
n.1.The act of derogating, partly repealing, or lessening in value; disparagement; detraction; depreciation; - followed by of, from, or to.
I hope it is no derogation to the Christian religion.
- Locke.
He counted it no derogation of his manhood to be seen to weep.
- F. W. Robertson.
2.(Stock Exch.) An alteration of, or subtraction from, a contract for a sale of stocks.
Noun1.derogation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
2.derogation - (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law; "any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed"

DEROGATION, civil law. The partial abrogation of a law; to derogate from a law is to enact something which is contrary to it; to abrogate a law is' to abolish it entirely. Dig. lib. 50, t. 17, 1. 102. See Abrogation.

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