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  1. decelerationnoun


  2. decelerationnoun

    The rocket is now in deceleration.


  3. decelerationnoun

    The brakes produce a deceleration of 10 metres per second per second.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceleration, slowing, retardationnoun

    a decrease in rate of change

    "the deceleration of the arms race"

    slowness, subnormality, slowing, slowdown, mental retardation, retardant, backwardness, lag, retardent, retardation

    acceleration, speedup, quickening

  2. decelerationnoun

    (physics) a rate of decrease in velocity

    slowing, retardation

    acceleration, quickening, speedup

  3. decelerationnoun

    the act of decelerating; decreasing the speed

    "he initiated deceleration by braking"

    slowing, retardation

    acceleration, speedup, quickening

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  1. List of paraphrases for "deceleration":

    decel, slowdown, downturn, slowing, slow-down, retardation

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  1. Anthony Fauci:

    We do not know that and I think we have to be openly honest about that, when I talk about the pandemic I put it into five phases. The truly pandemic phase where the whole world is really very negatively impacted – as we are right now. Then there's the deceleration of the pandemic. Then there's control. There's elimination and eradication.

  2. Mayor Stephen Benjamin of Columbia:

    When you should go back to business is when you have some true indicators over two weeks that show a deceleration of the pandemic, we need more testing. We need more data, and then we can decide how we go back into business.

  3. Eric Green:

    This data has periodically proved to be very lumpy and the sharp deceleration is inconsistent with other measures of wage inflation that are trending higher, not falling off a cliff.

  4. Morgan Stanley:

    Bottom line: faster tapering with a greater deceleration in growth implies a greater than 10% correction.

  5. Justin Onuekwusi:

    We're seeing yields backing up and safe havens and defensive equities underperform so we are seeing a bit rotation. I don't think it's a structural shift, it's just that markets went too far and too soon, and we are seeing alleviation of that move, the market is being driven by two extremes: one if we get further deceleration in trade, the probability of recession becomes quite high. But if we get a (Sino-U.S. trade deal) we could see confidence coming back.

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