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decrement

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the amount by which something is lessened
  • each decrement in amount is limited to one third of the previous total

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“Decrement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decrement. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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