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noun [countable/uncountable] decrease pronunciation in British English /ˈdiːkriːs/
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  1. the process of becoming less, or the amount by which something is less
    decrease in: a decrease in the number of violent crimes
    decrease of: Profits were £1 million, which is a decrease of 5 per cent on last year.


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