worsen Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “worsen” in the English Dictionary

"worsen" in British English

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worsenverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈwɜː.sən/  us   /ˈwɝː-/
C1 to ​becomeworse or to make something ​becomeworse: As the company's ​financialproblems worsened, several ​directorsresigned. The ​continuedsupply of ​arms to the ​region will only worsen the ​situation.
adjective uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
the country's worsening ​politicalsituation
noun [S] uk   us  
Worryingly, the ​surveyshows a worsening of ​childhealth.
(Definition of worsen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “worsen”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)恶化, (使)更糟…
in Turkish kötüleşmek, kötüleştirmek…
in Russian ухудшаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)惡化, (使)更糟…
in Polish pogarszać (się)…
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