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decline in English:

1. fall off


Don’t put it up there. It could fall off and hit someone.
I think his glasses might fall off

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2. to become weaker and smaller



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3. downfall


It was her downfall.
Rampant corruption brought about the downfall of the government. In the end, it was the continual drinking that was his downfall.
I said last time that his growing confidence is likely to be his downfall
New political trends imply the downfall of democracy.
That was illegal and unethical, but it did not guarantee Nixon’s downfall, which came about because of two critical mistakes.
When he was at the acme of his career, a scandal brought about his downfall.
His love for indigenous Mexican art became his downfall.

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4. a gradual and continuous loss of value strength or numbers



5. deteriorate


relations between the countries had deteriorated sharply
When Father died, your situation deteriorated.
Ethel’s health has deteriorated.
She was taken into hospital last week when her condition suddenly deteriorated.
Do you need to deteriorate everything?
Pv arrays are easy to be deteriorated
If you store your photos as. jpegs the file will actually deteriorate every time you copy or resave it.
Driving skills deteriorate when you don't drive a car regularly
deteriorate = worsen = The economic situation could quickly deteriorate
rapidly deteriorate
Recently our financial situation has deteriorated slightly.
If you continue to eat too much junk food, your health will deteriorate
A person with meningitis can deteriorate very quickly. It is potentially very serious and needs immediate attention.
Buildings deteriorating. An example of deteriorate is a child's mood going from happy to crying.
Manmade objects deteriorate even when exposed to unpolluted rain, but acid rain accelerates the process.

6. Shrinkage


She bought a slightly larger size to allow for shrinkage.

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7. decline


An increase in customer complaints could signal a decline in business.
Trading was slow today after yesterday's market decline.
terminal decline
It is foreseen that, due to the decline in grain production, China will quickly become a world leading grain importing country, overtaking Japan.
Briefly stated, Hobsbawm's thesis is that the history of the twentieth century is that of the decline of civilization.
If we continue like this, it's as clear as day that the Japan of five years on will be in decline.
The choice is between a higher degree of integration, not just coordination, and decline.
The company reported a small decline in its profits. An increase in cars has resulted in the decline of public transport.
In 2009, I received a total of 2 392 such complaints, a 6% decline compared to 2008.
National crime stats decline, including the murder rate. Your payment method was declined
America's railroads declined because the automobile dominated American life
My employer at first declined my job application, but then found some good sides about me
The decline in energy self-sufficiency is a serious challenge for the EU.
In 2003, two major causes of death in Americans declined.
It's possible that we will have to face the economic decline next year. Our profits declined sharply due to unstable market.

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8. Atrophy


dermal atrophy is the thinning process associated with decreased number of cutaneous cells
Their society is in a state of atrophy. Muscles only weaken and atrophy when they are not used.

9. a reduction in the amount or quality of something