Translation of "decline" - English-Arabic dictionary

decline

noun [ no plural ] uk /dɪˈklaɪn/ us /dɪˈklɑɪn/

a reduction in the amount, importance, quality, or strength of something

انخِفاض / هُبوط
a steady decline in sales
verb uk /dɪˈklaɪn/ us /dɪˈklɑɪn/ present participle declining, past tense and past participle declined

to become less in amount, importance, quality, or strength

يَنخَفِض
Sales of CDs have declined steadily.

formal If you decline something, you refuse it politely.

يَرفُض
I invited him to the meeting but he declined.

(Translation of “decline” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)