how to pronounce decline


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decline is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of decline in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… been a sense of decline and a fear of …”

meaning of decline

Decline means to go down, to fall away, or to worsen.

decline frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word decline occurs in english on average 47.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics decline can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that decline can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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