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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceleration, slowing, retardation(noun)

    a decrease in rate of change

    "the deceleration of the arms race"


  1. slowing(Noun)

    deceleration; slowing down

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slowing

    of Slow

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of slowing in a Sentence

  1. Morgan Dixon:

    Women are connecting with their neighbors, their friends, the women at their church, the women on campuses, and when you walk you talk, and so it becomes a support community where women who are alone or women who are suffering any kind of depression or anxiety or stress can walk, talk and slow down with friends. And that act of slowing down is radical.

  2. Peter Cardillo:

    The focus remains on oil and the impact of low oil prices, which points to slowing growth and possibly, even stagnant to negative growth here in the United States.

  3. Tao Wang:

    They are lending more to fund infrastructure projects, and some may be done by SOEs where leverage is increasing as a result, prices are declining and revenue is slowing, and in this environment you cannot force too quick a deleverage – that would lead to a hard landing.

  4. Sanjiv Shah:

    The Chinese government is trying to manage the market moves and reduce volatility. However, the trend of slowing growth as manufacturing continues to perform poorly is clearly worrying traders.

  5. Daniel Zhao:

    The number of job openings is very healthy, pretty close to historic highs, but the rate at which it's growing is slowing dramatically, when that year-over-year growth rate in job openings turns negative, that will be a major signal that the labor is slowing down.

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