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deteriorate

verb [I]
 
 
/dɪˈtɪəriəreɪt/
to become worse: If the economy continues to deteriorate, it will affect the firm's future performance. Sales will decrease as economic conditions deteriorate. Working conditions in the industry continue to deteriorate. deteriorate rapidly/sharply/significantly deteriorate steadily/slowly/gradually
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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