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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
worsen /'wə:sn/
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm cho xấu hơn, làm cho tồi hơn, làm cho tệ hơn
    • (thông tục) thắng
    • nội động từ
      • trở nên xấu hơn, trở nên tồi hơn, trở nên tệ hơn
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 increase, exacerbate, heighten, intensify, aggravate:
    The recent rains have worsened the drainage problem.
    2 weaken, deteriorate, decline, degenerate, decay, slip, sink, slide, fail, disintegrate, take a turn for the worse, get worse, go from bad to worse, Colloq go downhill:
    Her condition continues to worsen.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    to become or make sth worse than it was before: [V] The political situation is steadily worsening. + Her health has worsened considerably since we last saw her. + [VN] Staff shortages were worsened by the flu epidemic.
    worsening noun [sing.]: The result could be a worsening of the international debt crisis.
    worsening adjective: worsening weather conditions
    Collocation Dictionary


    considerably, dramatically, markedly, significantly
    The problem has worsened considerably in recent months.
    | steadily | rapidly | suddenly


    continue to
    The economic recession has continued to worsen.

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