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Meaning of "detractor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DETRACTOR

detractor  [dɪˈtræktə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DETRACTOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Detractor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DETRACTOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of detractor in the English dictionary

The definition of detractor in the dictionary is the detractors of a person or thing are people who criticize that person or thing.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DETRACTOR


abstracter
ˈæbstræktə
abstractor
ˈæbstræktə
attracter
əˈtræktə
attractor
əˈtræktə
chiropractor
ˈkaɪərəpræktə
contractor
ˈkɒntræktə
distracter
dɪsˈtræktə
distractor
dɪsˈtræktə
extractor
ɪkˈstræktə
hydroextractor
ˌhaɪdrəʊɪkˈstræktə
infractor
ɪnˈfræktə
protractor
prəˈtræktə
refractor
rɪˈfræktə
retractor
rɪˈtræktə
subcontractor
ˌsʌbkənˈtræktə
substractor
səbˈstræktə
subtracter
səbˈtræktə
subtractor
sʌbˈtræktə
tractor
ˈtræktə
varactor
ˈvɛəˌræktə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DETRACTOR

detract
detractingly
detraction
detractive
detractively
detractory
detractress
detrain
detrainment
detribalisation
detribalise
detribalization
detribalize
detriment
detrimental
detrimentally
detrital
detrition
detritovore
detritus

WORDS THAT END LIKE DETRACTOR

actor
benefactor
child actor
compactor
contactor
contributing factor
director
factor
growth factor
heavy-water reactor
nerve growth factor
nuclear reactor
power factor
protection factor
reactor
redactor
reenactor
risk factor
supporting actor
wow factor
X factor

Synonyms and antonyms of detractor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DETRACTOR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «detractor» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of detractor

Translation of «detractor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DETRACTOR

Find out the translation of detractor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of detractor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «detractor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

毁谤者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

detractor
570 millions of speakers

English

detractor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आलोचक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الذام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клеветник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

detrator
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিন্দুক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

détracteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengkritik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kritiker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中傷する人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가치를 깎아 내리는 사람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Detractor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phỉ báng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தூற்றுவார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिडखोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

küçük düşürücü kimse
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

detrattore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krytyk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

наклепник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

detractor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δυσφημιστής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

raar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kritiker
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

detractor
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of detractor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DETRACTOR»

The term «detractor» is regularly used and occupies the 61.352 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DETRACTOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about detractor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DETRACTOR»

Discover the use of detractor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to detractor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms: 10th ...
Domain independent a priori knowledge proposed in this article is based on incorporating lower bounds on distances from particular points, called detractor points to a decision surface. A detractor is a detractor point with a classification value ...
Andrej Dobnikar, Uroš Lotric, Branko Šter, 2011
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The Javelin of Saul: Serving in the Shadow of an Adversary
The detractor is attached loosely to the ministry, even if he or she claims otherwise. Hidden from sight, one leg is over the fence, feeling out the lay of the land. Unless they manage to control and manipulate the leader, as soon as they find the ...
Paulette Wilson, 2008
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A theological, biblical, and ecclesiastical dictionary
Tjie detractor is always vigilant in tracing tlie best actions to the worst motives ; be ascribes the purest waters to the foulest springs. The ii-ind o!' the detractor seems to be so circumscribed as to perceive only deformity in beauty, treachery in ...
John Robinson, 1815
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A Supplement to Dodsley's Old Plays: Coventry mysteries. ...
Secundus detractor. I am Bakbytere, that spyllyth alle game, Bothe kyd and knowyn in many a place. Primus detractor. Be my trowth I seyd the same, And 3et sum seyden thou xulde have evyl grace. Secundus detractor. Herk, Reyse- sclaundyr ...
Thomas Amyot, John Payne Collier, William Durrant Cooper, 1853
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Ludus Coventriæ: A collection of mysteries, formerly ...
Secundus detractor. I am Bakbytere, that spyllyth alle game, Bothe kyd and knowyn in many a place. Primus detractor. Be my trowth I seyd the same, And 3et sum seyden thou xulde have evyl grace. Secundus detractor. Herk, Reyse- sclaundyr ...
James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, 1841
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The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True Growth
Since survey data indicated that each detractor made negative comments to about four people a year, each detractor was neutralizing twenty positive comments that would have been worth $5.25 each. So on this count alone, each detractor ...
Frederick F. Reichheld, 2006
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Ludus Coventriae: A Collection of Mysteries, Formerly ...
Secandus detractor. I am Bakbytere, that spyllyth alle game, Bothe kyd and knowyn in many a place. Primus detractor. Be my trowth I seyd the same, And 3et sum seyden thou xulde have evyl grace. Secundus detractor. Herk, Reyse- sclaundyr ...
James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, 1841
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Shakespeare Society (Great Britain). But 3itt, good brother, I 3ow pray, Telle alle these pepyl what is 3our name ; ffor yf thei knew it, my lyf I lay, They wole 3ow wurchep and speke gret fame. Secundus detractor. I am Bakbytere, that spyllyth ...
Shakespeare Society (Great Britain), 1841
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Publications
But 3itt, good brother, I 3ow prayr Telle alle these pepyl what is 3our name ; ffor yf thei knew it, my lyf I lay, They wole 3ow wurchep and speke gret fame. Secundtis detractor. I am Bakbytere, that spyllyth alle game, Bothe kyd and knowyn in ...
10
The Sermons and Expository Treatises of Isaac Barrow: With a ...
a detractor is the worst member that can be of a society; he is a very moth, a very canker therein. 3. Detraction worketh real damage and mischief to our neighbour; it bereaveth him of that goodly reputation which is the proper reward of virtue, ...
Isaac Barrow, James Hamilton, 1839

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DETRACTOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term detractor is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tom Selleck's sex appeal isn't having a drought | New York Post
If any detractor tries to storm his beloved avocado farm, don't say I didn't warn you. Good night, sweetheart (Tom). Can I get you a glass of water ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
2
Study shows broad support for mandatory Spanish classes in public …
However, the survey did not address a likely detractor with an amendment campaign – funding. There are also potential problems when ... «SaintPetersBlog, Jul 15»
3
Star News | Party poopers: Elk River Police to zero in on …
Bob Kluntz said police considered that to be a detractor to the overall mission of Night to Unite. Police also found the event at Lion John Weicht ... «Star News, Jul 15»
4
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition PS4 Review - OnlySP
Which you may be doing if you've made it this far either as a fan, or detractor. For those that loved the original Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition ... «Only Single Player, Jul 15»
5
Same Sex Marriage is Legal..What's Next? | THE COLLEGIAN
Much akin to same sex marriage, the opposers to polygamy come in droves–with religion rooted as the main detractor of any marriage that is ... «The Collegian, Jul 15»
6
Delhi remote-controls Shivraj U-turn - The Telegraph
Pressure from Chouhan's detractor, Uma Bharati, a former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and current Union Minister, also worked against him. «Calcutta Telegraph, Jul 15»
7
John Green, author of Paper Towns and The Fault In Our Stars, is …
Some declared their disgust with his detractor. Only one outlet, the Huffington Post, posited that maybe famous and respected adult writers ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
8
Comic-Con 2015 and gender parity: Here's why the geek stereotype …
Even [infamous comics detractor Fredric] Wertham said that boys and girls read dangerous comics. This idea that girls don't read comics is ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
9
Five key questions that we hope will be answered from Conor …
His detractor's argue that he jumped the queue to take on the champion without having faced any top class opposition inside the Octagon. This is somewhat ... «SportsJOE, Jul 15»
10
Lil Wayne - Free Weezy Album
... exhausting his vocal chords in lyrical acrobatics that struck the casual invective “inauthentic” from the most hardened detractor's vocabulary. «HipHopDX, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Detractor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/detractor>. Nov 2020 ».
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