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- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)sən
- (transitive) To make worse; to impair.
- The global warming has worsened the weather.
- It is apparent that, in the particular point of which we have been conversing, their condition is greatly worsened.
- (intransitive) To become worse; to get worse; to deteriorate.
- The weather has worsened.
- (transitive, obsolete) To get the better of; to worst.
transitive: make worse
intransitive: get worse
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