Decline

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British pronunciation/dɪklˈa‍ɪn/
American pronunciation/dɪˈkɫaɪn/
to decline
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to gradually weaken or worsen in condition or performance

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to decline definition and meaning
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to reject an offer, request, or invitation

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to decline definition and meaning
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to reject an offer, request, or invitation

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to reduce in amount, size, intensity, etc.

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(grammar) to inflect or state the different forms of a noun, pronoun or adjective according to gender, number, etc.

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(of a celestial body) to descend below the horizon

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Decline
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change toward something smaller or lower

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a continuous reduction in something's amount, value, intensity, etc.

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a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current

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a downward slope or bend

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Without proper maintenance, the condition of the historic building began to decline.
The quality of the product started to decline after the manufacturer switched to cheaper materials.
His health began to decline after he stopped following his doctor's recommendations for exercise and diet.
As she grew older, her cognitive abilities began to decline, and she struggled to remember things she once knew easily.
The actor graciously declined the lead role in favor of a promising newcomer.
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