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dis ri pyooht

  • n  the state of being held in low esteem
    because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute

  • Argentina's entire political class is pretty much in disrepute.
  • The trouble with that definition and the reason why the word has fallen into even deeper disrepute was noted as far back as 1905.
  • In all of this, William Jefferson Clinton has undermined the integrity of his office, has brought disrepute on the Presidency, has betrayed his trust as President, and has .
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  • Wonkbook: As Senate passes immigration bill, battle moves to House
    Today's top 5 stories: 1) immigration reform passes Senate; 2) benefits next step for same-sex marriage equality; 3) leverage ratio requirement coming; 4) evaluating Keystone; and 5) the agencies in disrepute.
    June 28, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Ethics panel finds misconduct by Philly judge
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Philadelphia family court judge's suspension with pay is now a suspension without pay after a judicial ethics panel found his conduct has brought the judicial office into disrepute.
    June 28, 2013 - Philly.com

  • John Coates in USA Today
    This is obviously a difficult decision to make but the question is whether his conduct has brought, or is likely to bring himself, the sport of swimming, the team and the AOC into disrepute and censure,Coates said Friday. "It's clear that...
  • John Fahey in Sydney Morning Herald
    In my view it brings the game somewhat into disrepute because there are substances there that have : unknown consequences,he said. "We don't want to see a tragedy."
  • Barry Cunliffe in AFP
    Responsible metal detecting provides a valuable record of history, but illegal activities bring responsible ones into disrepute,said English Heritage chairman Barry Cunliffe. "Nighthawkers, by hoarding the finds or selling them on without...

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