The process of becoming progressively worse: a deterioration in the condition of the patient
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- 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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