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From de- +‎ (ac)celerate.

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decelerate (third-person singular simple present decelerates, present participle decelerating, simple past and past participle decelerated)

  1. to reduce the velocity of something
  2. to reduce the rate of advancement of something, such as a disease
  3. (intransitive) to go slower

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