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Meaning of “decelerate” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of decelerate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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.
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deceleration
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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