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declive
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declive(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (geography)
a. incline
En el declive de esta colina hay piedras gigantes.There are huge rocks along the incline of this hill.
b. slope
La nieve en el declive de la montaña comenzó a derretirse.The snow along the slope of the mountain started to melt.
2. (loss)
a. decline
La industria pesquera sufrió un declive catastrófico.The fishing industry experienced a catastrophic decline.
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declive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (decadencia)
a. decline, fall
en declivein decline
2. (pendiente)
a. slope
un terreno en declivean area of sloping ground
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declive
1 [de terreno, superficie] incline; gradient
un terreno en declive sloping ground
2 (decadencia) decline
el declive de la región comenzó cuando cerraron las minas los cambios en los hábitos de consumo han motivado el declive de productos tradicionales el declive de la productividad ha incidido en el descenso en competitividad
en declive: es una ciudad en declive it's a city in decline; una ideología en declive an ideology in decline o on the wane; el consumo de alcohol está o va en declive alcohol consumption is declining o is on the decline
el país está sufriendo un declive económico
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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