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noun [countable/uncountable] American English pronunciation: decrease /ˈdikris/ 
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singulardecrease
pluraldecreases
 

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  1. the process of becoming less, or the amount by which something is less
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    Profits were $1 million, which is a decrease of 5 percent from last year.

 

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