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verb [intransitive] deteriorate pronunciation in American English /dɪˈtɪriəˌreɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydeteriorate
he/she/itdeteriorates
present participledeteriorating
past tensedeteriorated
past participledeteriorated
  1. to become worse
    The weather deteriorated rapidly so the game was abandoned.
    deteriorate into: The economic situation could quickly deteriorate into social unrest.

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 deteriorate pronunciation in American English /dɪˌtɪriəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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