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English definition of “corrosion”

corrosion

noun [U] uk   /kəˈrəʊ.ʒən/ us    /-ˈroʊ-/
the process of corroding, or metal that has been corroded: There was a lot of corrosion on the bottom of the car.figurative We are witnessing the corrosion of moral standards within our society.Physical and chemical processes
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