The state or process of rotting; decay: the decomposition of organic waste
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- A veterinary surgeon who visited the farm later reported a smell which indicated the advanced decomposition of animal remains.
- Police reported that the bodies were in such a state of decomposition that they were unable to tell if there were any marks of violence.
- Layers of leaves or other organic matter are sometimes added to speed decomposition.
separation, division, breakdown, break-up;
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