decelerate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “decelerate” in the English Dictionary

"decelerate" in British English

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decelerateverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌdiːˈsel.ər.eɪt/  us   /-ə.reɪt/
to ​reduce the ​speed that a ​vehicle is ​travelling at: The ​car decelerated at the ​sight of the ​policecar. to ​happen or make something ​happen more ​slowly
(Definition of decelerate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"decelerate" in Business English

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decelerateverb [I ]

uk   us   /ˌdiːˈseləreɪt/
to become ​slower: Economic ​growth has decelerated from 4.5% in the first ​quarter to 3% in the second. The ​reportstated that the ​rise in ​houseprices was decelerating.
noun [U or S]
a deceleration in the ​rate of ​inflation
(Definition of decelerate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “decelerate”
in Korean 천천히 움직이다…
in Arabic يَتباطأ…
in Malaysian memperlahankan…
in French ralentir…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減低速度, 減速…
in Italian decelerare…
in Spanish reducir la velocidad…
in Vietnamese giảm tốc độ…
in Portuguese desacelerar, reduzir a velocidade…
in Thai ช้าลง…
in German verlangsamen…
in Catalan alentir-se…
in Japanese スピードを落とす…
in Chinese (Simplified) 降低速度, 减速…
in Indonesian memperlambat…
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