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synonyms for shrinkage

  • contraction
  • depreciation
  • diminution
  • reduction
  • shrinking
  • lessening
  • loss

antonyms for shrinkage

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  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • increase
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How to use shrinkage in a sentence

Widespread dissatisfaction and shrinkage in the ranks of the middle class has long been linked with political instability.
THE ECONOMY IS GREAT. THE MIDDLE CLASS IS MADBELINDA LUSCOMBEAPRIL 28, 2022TIME
Zinna explains this helps prevent shrinkage and shape loss, but can also lead to additional dye transfer.
SORTING YOUR LAUNDRY CORRECTLY WILL MAKE YOUR CLOTHES LAST LONGERSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.FEBRUARY 5, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
They may affect body shrinkage even more than steady warming does.
AS THE TROPICS WARM, SOME BIRDS ARE SHRINKINGJONATHAN LAMBERTDECEMBER 23, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The brilliant thing about this method is that it helps prevent shrinkage — something that seems to always afflict my tart crusts, even if I’m careful to chill the dough and to resist stretching it.
THIS EXTRA-CREAMY VEGETABLE QUICHE STARS SQUASH OR MUSHROOMS — YOUR CHOICEJOE YONANDECEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Our starting point is an assumption that the shrinkage in the economy post-pandemic is mostly informal and hence the loss in output across sectors gives us a measure of the informal sector,” it said.
THE SHRINKING OF INDIA’S INFORMAL ECONOMY MAY BE DECEPTIVEMIMANSA VERMANOVEMBER 1, 2021QUARTZ
Union Pacific’s 31,000-person payroll is more than one-third smaller than it was in 2015, part of a broader shrinkage across all major railroads.
INSIDE AMERICA’S BROKEN SUPPLY CHAINDAVID J. LYNCHSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Being 100 natural cotton, it is not completely waterproof and care should be taken to avoid shrinkage.
THE BEST MATTRESS PROTECTORS FOR ENSURING YOUR BED LASTS A LONG TIMEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A similar shrinkage has been displayed in the case of the protesting Alsace-Lorrainers, who returned only two deputies in 1907.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
Customs receipts are larger than ever before, and there is no shrinkage at the clearing house.
SOME CITIES AND SAN FRANCISCO AND RESURGAMHUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Such shrinkage is usually the result of insufficient blanching, or poor packing or both.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
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WORDS RELATED TO SHRINKAGE

  • abbreviating
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • confining
  • constriction
  • curtailing
  • curtailment
  • cutting down
  • decrease
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • deflation
  • diminishing
  • diminution
  • drawing together
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporating
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • omitting
  • receding
  • recession
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • shrinking
  • tensing
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • withdrawing
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