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deteriorate

verb [I]  us   /dɪˈtɪr·i·əˌreɪt/
to become worse: She went into the hospital when her condition began to deteriorate.
deterioration
noun [U]  us   /dɪˌtɪr·i·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
a deterioration in relations between the two countries
Translations of “deteriorate”
in Arabic يَتدَهوَر…
in Korean 악화하다…
in Malaysian merosot…
in French (se) détériorer…
in Turkish bozulmak, kötülemek, kötüye gitmek…
in Italian deteriorare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡化,變壞…
in Russian ухудшаться…
in Polish pogarszać się…
in Vietnamese xấu đi…
in Spanish deteriorar(se)…
in Portuguese deteriorar, decair…
in Thai ทำให้ทรุดโทรม, ทำให้เลวลง…
in German verschlechtern…
in Catalan deteriorar-se…
in Japanese ~が悪化する, ~を悪化させる…
in Indonesian memburuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶化,变坏…
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