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Context MattersPlay
Use 'decrease' when discussing quantity, size, intensity, or numbers becoming smaller. SlideThe volume of the music decreased as she walked away.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Not Always NegativePlay
'Decrease' can be positive, neutral, or negative depending on what is reducing. SlideA decrease in pollution is good for the environment.
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Measure ChangePlay
Often paired with adverbs to indicate the speed or amount of change, like 'significantly'. SlideHer stress levels decreased significantly after vacation.