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English definition of “deepen”

deepen

verb [I or T] (STRONGLY FELT)    /ˈdiː.pən/
C2 to become more strongly felt or experienced, or to make something this way: Over the years, her love for him deepened. The economic crisis is deepening. We must try not to deepen existing splits within the party.Becoming and making stronger
(Definition of deepen verb (STRONGLY FELT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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