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relapse

verb [I]
 
 
/rɪˈlæps/
to get worse after a successful period or after increasing in value: A leading commodities analyst said it thought economic conditions in the US would relapse in the coming months. If interest rates are set too high, the country may well relapse into recession.
Translations of “relapse”
in Vietnamese tái phát…
in Spanish tener una recaída…
in Thai กลับสู่สภาพเดิม…
in Malaysian kembali sakit…
in French faire une rechute…
in German zurückfallen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (病好轉後)復發, 故態復萌, 重新墮落…
in Indonesian kambuh…
in Chinese (Simplified) (病好转后)复发, 故态复萌, 重新堕落…
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