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English definition of “deepen”

deepen

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ˈdiːpən/
DEEPER to become deeper, or to make something become deeper: The sky deepened to a rich, dark blue.Enlarging and inflatingBecoming bigger
WORSE to become worse, or to make something become worse: a deepening crisis Deteriorating and making worse
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