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English noun: step-down

1. step-down (act) the act of decreasing or reducing something


Synonymsdecrease, diminution, reduction


Broader (hypernym)change of magnitude


Narrower (hyponym)alleviation, amortisation, amortization, contraction, cut, cutback, de-escalation, declassification, deduction, deduction, deflation, depletion, depreciation, devaluation, devitalisation, devitalization, discount, easement, easing, extenuation, lowering, minimisation, minimization, mitigation, mitigation, moderation, palliation, price reduction, relief, reverse split, reverse stock split, rollback, shelter, shortening, shrinking, split down, subtraction, tax credit, tax shelter, weakening


Antonymsstep-up, increase









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