Meaning of “decelerate” in the English Dictionary

"decelerate" in Business English

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decelerateverb [ I ]

uk /ˌdiːˈseləreɪt/ us

to become slower:

Economic growth has decelerated from 4.5% in the first quarter to 3% in the second.
The report stated that the rise in house prices was decelerating.
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deceleration

a deceleration in the rate of inflation

(Definition of “decelerate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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