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English Definitionto degenerate; atrophy
Simplified Script退化
Traditional ScriptSame
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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(名) As a noun
  1. Process of changing to an inferior state.
  2. A symptom of reduced quality or strength.
  3. The process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality.
  4. The state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities.
  5. The process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date.
  6. Reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth).
(动) As a verb
  1. Move back.
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