Examples of deterioration in a Sentence
the gradual deterioration of the weather
a deterioration of academic standards
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The deterioration of living standards: inadequate health care, housing, living wage jobs and environmental degradation for millions of working class people and families throughout the state.
Market Reaction The monthly declines in Asia come down to a change in investor sentiment rather than a marked deterioration in the region’s economic fundamentals, said Ben Luk, global macro strategist at State Street in Hong Kong.
Any suggestion of a deterioration and a PHEIC should be called.
Alfie’s father, Thomas Evans, said the boy had shown no deterioration, three days after being taken off a ventilator.
The deterioration in federal finances, which is putting the U.S. debt profile on track to resemble Italy’s, is becoming more glaring ahead of crucial midterm elections in November.
Maybe one day the whole story behind the deterioration of Saints-Snead will be revealed.
During the meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government on Thursday in London, a proposal was announced to phase out single-use plastics, which cannot be recycled and contribute to ocean deterioration, damaging ecosystems and wildlife.
If Chicago were to be saved from the onslaught of deterioration, force would have to be mustered and renewal marched systematically against the blight.
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abatement, decrease, decrement, de-escalation, deflation, diminishment, diminution, dip, downslide, downtrend, downturn, drop, drop-off, falloff, loss, lowering, reduction, sag, shrinkage, slip, slump;
Synonym Discussion of deterioration
- the deterioration of the house through neglect
- the degeneration of their youthful idealism into cynicism
- cited love of luxury as a sign of cultural decadence
- the meteoric decline of his career after the scandal
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Definition of deterioration for English Language Learners
: the act or process of becoming worse
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