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English definition of “decrease”


noun [C or U]     /ˈdiːkriːs/
the process of something becoming less, or the amount by which something becomes less: Florida is not the only state to experience decreases in revenues .a decrease of 10%/10 points, etc. Sales were $640 million for the quarter , a decrease of 11%. a marked / significant / dramatic decrease a slight / gradual / steady decrease
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