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Related / Similar Words: descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, downslope, deterioration, decline in quality, worsening

 

Definition:
  • a class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives in Indo-European languages having the same (or very similar) inflectional forms; "the first declension in Latin";
  • a downward slope or bend;
  • process of changing to an inferior state;
  • the inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages;

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    Hyponyms: downhill, steep, slump, slack, drop-off, falloff, falling off

     

    Derivational Morphology: decline, fall, worsen, deteriorate, devolve, drop, degenerate

     

    Anagrams: decolonise

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: verbuiging   Finnish: taivutus  
    French: déclinaison   German: Beugung  
    Greek: κλίσις   Hebrew: נטייה  
    Icelandic: fallbeyging   Italian: declinazione  
    Japanese: 語形変化   Latin: declinatio  
    Polish: deklinacja   Portuguese: declinação  
    Romanian: declinare   Russian: склонение  
    Slovak: skloňovanie   Slovene: sklanjatev  
    Spanish: declinación  
     
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