braking 1 of 2

as in deceleration
a usually gradual decrease in the pace or level of activity of something there's always a braking in sales after lunch

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braking

2 of 2

verb

present participle of brake

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“Braking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/braking. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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