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Non-application of a rule or reduction in its stringency, usually for a specific period and in specific cases.

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You may tell your employee to ignore a rule in a form of derogation if it really will help him with a project.
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Sometimes if you need something done there may be a slight derogation of a rule so that you can work a little easier.
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The derogation of the procedure that was commonly used proved to be a wise decision by the manager as profits increased.
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