on the decrease

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Definition of on the decrease

: becoming less in size, amount, number, etc. : decreasing The number of college applications is on the decrease.

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“On the decrease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20decrease. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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