Translation of "decline" - English-Korean dictionary

decline

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

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

감소
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

감소하다
Sales of CDs have declined steadily.

formal If you decline something, you refuse it politely.

거절하다
I invited him to the meeting but he declined.

(Translation of “decline” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)