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Russian translation of “decline”

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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