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regression

noun [ U or S]
 
 
/rɪˈɡreʃən/
a situation in which things get worse rather than better: There's been a recent rise in nurses' wages after a decade of stagnation or even regression. The past years have seen a regression in the march of economic progress.
(Definition of regression from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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