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decelerate

dis e luh rayt

  • v  lose velocity; move more slowly
    The car decelerated
  • v  reduce the speed of

  • By adjusting his exhaust nozzles to reverse the thrust, the pilot can cause his plane to decelerate rapidly and veer to the side.
  • They introduced tough labor laws designed to decelerate production of lower-value-added goods.
  • The counterargument to picking a date only four months from now is that the rate at which people are losing jobs will decelerate.
News & Articles

  • Fed Chairman Reaffirms Stimulus and Warns Congress Over Cuts
    Ben S. Bernanke said that the Federal Reserve expected the economy to gain strength in the coming months, potentially allowing the central bank to decelerate its stimulus campaign.
    July 17, 2013 - New York Times
  • Fed Chief Reaffirms Fervor for Stimulus
    Ben S. Bernanke said that the Federal Reserve expected the economy to gain strength in the coming months, potentially allowing the central bank to decelerate its stimulus campaign.
    July 17, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in Bloomberg
    After growing robustly through much of 2007, non- residential construction is likely to decelerate sharply in coming quarters as business activity slows and funding becomes harder to obtain, especially for more speculative projects,Federal...
  • Peter Costello in NEWS.com.au
    The fact that we have managed to see inflation decelerate has been good news for Australian households,Mr Costello said yesterday.
  • Ralph Recto in Manila Times
    Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ralph Recto said, "While the data on year-to-date inflation of 7.1 percent was significantly higher than the new forecast range, inflation for the year is seen to fall within the range as it could decelerate in the...

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