be derogatory

See: derogate
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Whilst we are able to generally agree to the use of our brands, or other P&G intellectual property, for a variety of purposes, we strongly reject the use of any of our products in any context that may be derogatory to Procter & Gamble or its products.
Yet some performers and promoters refused to use the name, believing it to be derogatory.
It's important to be sensitive to these issues and not to be derogatory in terms of these mascots,'' noted board member Paula Olivares, who was absent at the Feb.