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decreasing

[dih-kree-sing] /dɪˈkri sɪŋ/
adjective
1.
becoming less or fewer; diminishing.
2.
Mathematics. (of a function) having the property that for any two points in the domain such that one is larger than the other, the image of the larger point is less than or equal to the image of the smaller point; nonincreasing.
Compare increasing (def 2).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see decrease, -ing2
Related forms
decreasingly, adverb
undecreasing, adjective
undecreasingly, adverb
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