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Deterioration Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • process of changing to an inferior state
  • a symptom of reduced quality or strength

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a symptom of reduced quality or strength ,
  • process of changing to an inferior state

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Deterioration'

  • Deterioration: Deterioration is a term now commonly used in health care,date October 2013 to ... It is often used as a shortened form of 'deterioration not ...
  • Die-deterioration doubling: Die deterioration doubling (DDD) is an extremely common form of mint-made error on many United States and Canadian coins that results ...

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Deterioration Sample Sentences in News

  • Deterioration of Gallier Hall facade much more advanced than previously thought
    Structural deterioration at Gallier Hall goes well beyond the chunk of facade that fell off the historic buildingĀ in August, the New Orleans infrastructure czar, Cedric Grant, told the City Council Thursday (Oct. 30). "We have significant public safety issues," Grant... Read more on this news related to 'Deterioration'
  • Brazil's primary surplus melts in challenge to Rousseff
    Brazil posted its biggest monthly deficit ever in September, underscoring a rapid deterioration of the fiscal accounts that poses the biggest challenge to newly re-elected President Dilma Rousseff's efforts to regain investor trust. For September, the government posted a primary deficit of 25.491 billion reais ($10.39 billion), its fifth straight monthly gap, Read more on this news related to 'Deterioration'
  • 'Rapid deterioration' in jail safety
    There has been a rapid deterioration in the state of jails in England and Wales with cracks in the system widening, the chief prison of inspector warns. Read more on this news related to 'Deterioration'

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