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: the act or process of decomposing : the state of being decomposed:
: the separation or resolution (as of a substance) into constituent parts or elements or into simpler compounds
decomposition of mercuric oxide into mercury and oxygen
: organic decay
the decomposition of a dead body
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evasion of direct action or statement
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