Translation of "decline" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (REFUSE) 拒绝 uk us /dɪˈklaɪn/ formal

to refuse

I invited him to the meeting but he declined. 我邀请他参加那次会议,但他谢绝了。
He declined my offer. 他拒绝了我的提议。
[ + to infinitive ] They declined to tell me how they had got my address. 他们拒绝透露是如何弄到我的地址的。

(Translation of “decline verb (REFUSE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)