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recede

Translation of recede in French:

intransitive verb

British English: /rɪˈsiːd/
American English: /rəˈsid/
  • 1 [literal] (gen)
    s'éloigner
    (tide)
    descendre
    [figurative] (hope, memory, prospect)
    s'estomper
    (threat)
    s'éloigner
    (prices)
    baisser
  • 2 (go bald)
    (person)
    se dégarnir

also: receding present participle adjective

  • (chin, forehead)
    fuyant
    he has a receding hairline
    son front se dégarnit
    to have receding gums
    avoir les gencives qui s'atrophient

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