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deteriorationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /dɪˌtɪəriəˈreɪʃən/
the ​process or fact of becoming worse: We cannot ​allow continued deterioration of our ​productionstandards. A deterioration in retailsales in the second ​quarter has resulted in a ​poorforecast.
(Definition of deterioration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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