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English definition of “descend to sth”

descend to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with descend   /dɪˈsend/ us  
to behave badly in a way that other people would not expect you to: I never thought she would descend to stealing.Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
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