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decline

verb
 
/dɪˈklaɪn/ ( present participle declining, past tense and past participle declined)
to become less in amount, importance, quality, or strength
~が減少する
Sales of CDs have declined steadily.
formal If you decline something, you refuse it politely.
(申し出などを)ていねいに断る
I invited him to the meeting but he declined.
(Definition of decline verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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