Significado de “decline” - en el Diccionario Inglés

decline en inglés

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declineverb

us uk /dɪˈklaɪn/

decline verb (GO DOWN)

B2 [ I ] to gradually become less, worse, or lower:

His interest in the project declined after his wife died.
The party's popularity has declined in the opinion polls.
formal The land declines sharply away from the house.

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decline verb (REFUSE)

B2 [ I or T ] formal to refuse:

I invited him to the meeting but he declined.
He declined my offer.
[ + to infinitive ] They declined to tell me how they had obtained my address.

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decline verb (GRAMMAR)

[ I or T ] specialized language If a noun, pronoun, or adjective declines, it has different forms to show if it is the subject or object, etc. of a verb or if it is singular or plural, etc. If you decline such a word, you list its various forms:

In Latin we learned how to decline nouns.

declinenoun [ S or U ]

us uk /dɪˈklaɪn/

B2 when something becomes less in amount, importance, quality, or strength:

industrial decline
Home cooking seems to be on the/in decline (= not so many people are doing it).
a decline in the number of unemployed
She seemed to be recovering and then she went into a decline.

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(Definición de decline del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

decline en inglés americano

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declineverb

us /dɪˈklɑɪn/

decline verb (GO DOWN)

[ I ] to go down in amount or quality; lessen or weaken:

His interest in the project declined after his wife died.
Her health declined quickly.

decline verb (REFUSE)

[ I/T ] to refuse something:

[ T ] She declined their job offer.

declinenoun [ C/U ]

us /dɪˈklɑɪn/

decline noun [ C/U ] (GOING DOWN)

a change to a lower amount; the process of becoming less in quality or strength:

[ C usually sing ] Unemployment increased this month after a modest decline.
[ U ] Civilization is in decline.

(Definición de decline del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

decline en inglés de negocios

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declineverb [ I ]

uk /dɪˈklaɪn/ us

to become less, worse, or lower in value:

Milk production could decline by 15% or more in the late summer months.
Even though interest rates could decline further, they are now near their lowest point.
decline sharply/rapidly/dramatically
decline gradually/steadily/slowly
Among economists, the widespread view is that the dollar will keep declining.

to make less profit, or produce less:

a declining economy/industry/market The plan will reduce profits for the declining commercial fishing industry.

declinenoun [ C or U ]

uk /dɪˈklaɪn/ us

a reduction in the value or amount of something, for example a currency or sales:

If sustained, the yen's 12.5% decline against the dollar this month may damp inflation across the region.
The housing industry experienced a decline in sales.
a rapid/sharp/steep/marked decline
a slight/slow/gradual decline

a situation in which a company, country, or financial market gradually becomes less valuable, makes less profit, or produces less:

Further economic decline might provoke spontaneous popular protest.
Little was being done to reverse the decline in the town's tourist economy.
The industry has been in decline for decades.

(Definición de decline del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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decline

When catch opportunities increase or decline in a given fishery, all states with legally recognised stakes in that fishery derive a proportional share of the spoils.
Should yields decrease decisively through parallel imports from third countries, there will also be a decline in motivation to invest in new markets.
Even though there was a slight decline in fraud and irregularities between 1997 and 1998, there is nonetheless still a need for more effective supervisory mechanisms.
Stocks are continuing to decline.
The depopulation and abandonment of pastures in progress are grave symptoms of an irreversible decline caused by our insensitivity to the mountains.
In our opinion, it is wrong just to talk about reviews and subsequently delay the decision-making process, which will ultimately lead to a decline in social support for agriculture.
Furthermore, we must consider the fact that, in recent years, the relative position of sheep and goat farmers has seen a decline.
The decline of agriculture in mountainous regions has also led to an increase in the number of avalanches, particularly in northern areas.
Thousands of workers in this sector are literally starving and entire areas are being condemned to decline, with unemployment over 80%.
Opposed as we are to the privatisation of public telecommunications services, we reject this report and the social decline to which it contributes.