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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Process of changing to an inferior state; A symptom of reduced quality or strength.

Usage examples (37)
  • Moody's said it made the decision mostly because of what it called the deterioration of Dubai's broader economic outlook.
  • The European Parliament has adopted a resolution critical of what it calls the deterioration of media freedom in Azerbaijan.
  • The letter said the court had taken the decision in view of what it called the deterioration in the security situation in Baghdad.
  • The intellectual deterioration is wondrous to behold. for more
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