Definition of deterioration in English:


Line breaks: de|teri¦or|ation
Pronunciation: /dɪˌtɪərɪəˈreɪʃn


[mass noun]
The process of becoming progressively worse: a deterioration in the condition of the patient
More example sentences
  • Our society has almost sunk into abysmal moral degeneration and deterioration.
  • Anti-freeze must be changed every two years due to the deterioration of the corrosion inhibitors.
  • But if there is a deterioration in sales, Hunter will not be able to drop his offer.

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