Meaning of DETERIORATE in English

DETERIORATE

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪtɪəriəreɪt ]

( deteriorates, deteriorating, deteriorated)

If something deteriorates , it becomes worse in some way.

There are fears that the situation might deteriorate into full-scale war...

≠ improve

VERB : V

• de‧terio‧ra‧tion

...concern about the rapid deterioration in relations between the two countries.

≠ improvement

N-UNCOUNT

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