English translation of पतन
पतनPowered by COBUILD /patana/
Definitions and Translations
mn/patana, patan, ptana, ptan, patna, patn, ptna, ptn/
1. decadence uncountable noun
⇒ ...the decadence of Babylon and Rome.
2. downfall uncountable noun
The downfall of a successful or powerful person or institution is their failure.
⇒ His lack of experience led to his downfall.
3. fall intransitive verb, singular noun
If a powerful or successful person falls, they suddenly lose their power or position. You can also talk about that person's fall.
⇒ Mrs Thatcher fell from power. ⇒ ...the fall of the dictator.
4. rot singular noun
You can use the rot to refer to a gradual worsening of something.
⇒ The rot set in long before these crazy decisions were taken.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Translation of पतन from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary