decrecer

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decrecer(
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kreh
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sehr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. to decrease
Si la tasa de natalidad sigue decreciendo, hay que incentivar a las parejas a tener más hijos.If the birth rate goes on decreasing, we'll need to find ways to encourage couples to have more children.
b. to fall
El nivel de paro decreció en dos puntos el año pasado.The level of unemployment fell by two points last year.
c. to decline
Las ventas del producto están decreciendo por la falta de publicidad.Sales of the product are declining because of the lack of advertising.
d. to diminish
Carmen dice que poco a poco el dolor va decreciendo gracias a las pastillas.Carmen says that the pain is gradually diminishing thanks to the pills she's taking.
e. to wane
La Iglesia está preocupada porque el interés por las religiones está decreciendo.The Church is concerned because interest in religions is waning.
f. to go down
El caudal del río decreció dos metros porque no llovió en meses.The water level in the river went down by two meters because it didn't rain for months.
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decrecer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (disminuir)
a. to decrease, to decline
2. (caudal del río)
a. to go down
el paro decreció en un 2 por cientounemployment has fallen by 2 percent
la luna está decreciendothe moon is on the wane
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decrecer
intransitive verb
1 (disminuir) [+importancia, interés] to decrease; [+nivel de agua] to subside; go down
2 [+días] to draw in
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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