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English definition of “die down”

die down

phrasal verb with die     /daɪ/ verb [I] (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
C2 If a sound or activity dies down, it becomes quieter or less obvious : It was several minutes before the applause died down.Becoming and making less strong
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