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deceleration

n.1.a decrease in velocity. Opposite of acceleration
Noun1.deceleration - a decrease in speed; "the deceleration of the arms race"
Synonyms: retardation, slowing
Antonyms:
acceleration - an increase in speed; "modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change"
arrest, arrestation, catabasis, check, collapse, constraint, control, cooling, cooling down, cooling off, crash, curb, curtailment, declension, decline, decline and fall, decrescendo, delay, detention, diminuendo, dive, downtrend, downturn, drag, drop, dwindling, ease-off, ease-up, ebb, fall, flagging, hindrance, holdup, inhibition, injunction, interdict, lag, lapse, legal restraint, letdown, letup, minus acceleration, monopoly, obstruction, plunge, prohibition, protection, protectionism, protective tariff, rationing, rein, remission, restraint, restraint of trade, retardation, retardment, retreat, retrenchment, self-control, setback, slack-up, slackening, slowdown, slowing, slowing down, slowup, slump, subsidence, tariff wall, thought control, wane
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