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descent

noun [C, U]
 
 
/dɪˈsent/
a movement down: The plane began its descent into Heathrow.Moving downwardsFalling and dropping
of Irish/French, etc descent being related to people who lived in the past in Ireland/France, etc: Most of the workers were of Spanish descent.Ancestors and descendants
Translations of “descent”
in Korean 하강…
in Arabic نُزول, هُبوط…
in Portuguese descida…
in Catalan descens…
in Japanese 下降…
in Italian discesa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關係, 血緣關係,家族關係, 祖先…
in Russian спуск, снижение…
in Turkish iniş, alçalma, düşüş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关系, 血缘关系,家族关系, 祖先…
in Polish zejście, schodzenie…
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