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decline

verb
 
 
/dɪˈklaɪn/
REFUSE [I, T] formal B2 If you decline something, you refuse it politely.
отклонять, отказываться
She declined his offer of a lift. [+ to do sth] He declined to comment.Refusing and rejecting
BECOME LESS [I] B2 to become less in amount, importance, quality, or strength
идти на убыль
Sales of records have declined steadily.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of decline verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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