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American English: /ˈdɛkəd(ə)nt/
British English: /ˈdɛkəd(ə)nt/

Translation of decadent in Spanish:


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    • History tells us that decadent cultures which have lost the will to fight do not survive.
    • Those values have more or less passed away, during this decadent cultural period in which we have lived.
    • These people - philosophers like Nietzsche - fantasised that violence would purify our culture of decadent and degenerate forces.

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