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decline

noun [no plural]
 
/dɪˈklɑɪn/ ( present participle declining, past tense and past participle declined)
a reduction in the amount, importance, quality, or strength of something: a steady decline in sales
Translations of “decline”
in Korean 감소…
in Arabic انخِفاض, هُبوط…
in Portuguese declínio, decadência…
in Catalan disminució, declivi…
in Japanese 低下…
in Italian declino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衰落, 衰弱,衰退…
in Russian понижение, падение…
in Turkish düşüş, azalma, gerileme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衰落, 衰弱,衰退…
in Polish spadek, obniżenie…
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