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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
decline

Plural
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decline ({{{1}}})
  1. Downward movement, fall.
  2. A sloping downward, e.g. of a hill or road.
  3. A weakening.

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Verb

Infinitive
to decline

Third person singular
declin

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to decline (third-person singular simple present declin, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To move downwards, to fall, to drop.
    The dollar has declined rapidly since 2001.
  2. (intransitive) To become weaker or worse.
    My health declined in winter.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To list the inflected forms of a noun, pronoun (and in some languages adjective) for case and number.
  4. (transitive) To refuse.
    On reflection I think I will decline your generous offer.

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Romanian

Verb

decline

  1. third-person singular subjunctive form of [[declina#Template:lang:ro|declina]].
  2. third-person plural subjunctive form of [[declina#Template:lang:ro|declina]].

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