from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or process of slowing down; a slackening of pace.

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  • noun A reduction in speed, or a decrease in the level of production, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind


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