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Meaning of “wax and wane” in the English Dictionary

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wax and wane

to ​growstronger and then ​weaker again: His ​commitment to ​democracy and ​freemarkets has ​waxed and ​waned with his ​politicalfortunes.
(Definition of wax and wane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wax and wane”
in Chinese (Simplified) 兴衰荣枯, 盛衰…
in Chinese (Traditional) 興衰榮枯, 盛衰…
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