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verb (intr, adverb)
(of a family, race, etc) to die one after another until few or none are left
to become extinct, esp after a period of gradual decline
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Gradually become extinct, as in As technology advances, and Western culture spreads, many folk traditions are dying out. [Mid-1800s]

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