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English definition of “wane”

wane

verb [I]     /weɪn/
to become weaker in strength or influence: By the late 70s the band's popularity was beginning to wane.Becoming and making less strong formal The moon wanes when it gradually appears less and less round, after the full moon. → Compare wax verbAstronomy - general words
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