in decline

Definition of in decline

:to become less powerful, wealthy, etc.
  • There was a general feeling that the country was in decline.

Word by Word Definitions

decline play
  1. : to turn from a straight course : stray

  2. : to slope downward : descend

  3. : to bend down : droop

  1. : the process of declining

  2. : a gradual physical or mental sinking and wasting away

  3. : a change to a lower state or level


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