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English Definitionto decline; to fall; to drop; to falter; a decline; recession (in economics)
Simplified Script衰退
Traditional ScriptSame
Part of Speech(动) verb
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Recessional.
  2. (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use.
(名) As a noun
  1. The process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date.
  2. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
  3. A long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment.
  4. The state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year.
  5. Loss of ability to function normally.
(动) As a verb
  1. Grow smaller.
  2. Become worse or disintegrate.
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