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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A decrease in extension, volume, or scope.

Usage examples (23)
  • Would that be likely to erupt if there were to be some kind of deescalation in the conflict, unlikely as though it might be at the moment?
  • Even though the title is "deescalation," all we can think when we see this picture is
  • And the general record of nuclear deescalation over the last
  • But I don't see any tendency to a deescalation through negotiation on our part. for more
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