2. Verb. (present participle of deteriorate) ¹
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Definition of Deteriorating
1. deteriorate [v] - See also: deteriorate
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Literary usage of Deteriorating
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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... management and have a clear individualized plan of what to do in the event of deteriorating asthma. 91-1532. ..."
2. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Counterfeiting Cash and deteriorating Silver. ' FEW mandarins are popular, and have the confidence and esteem of the people over whom they rule. ..."
3. A Financial, Monetary, and Statistical History of England, from the by Thomas Doubleday (1847)
"deteriorating CONDITION OF THE WORKING CLASS SCHEMES AGAINST THE POOR-LAWS, MATURED BY THE POLITICAL ECONOMISTS. — THE SYSTEM OF MALTHUS FIRST PUBLISHED. ..."
4. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson (1918)
"Other deteriorating Influences.—Wood cross-ties, mine props and wharf timbers suffer considerable from mechanical wear. It is estimated that a tenth of the ..."
5. Open Wounds: Human Rights Abuses in Kosovo by Human rights watch-Helsinki, Helsinki, Julie Mertus, 0863 Helsinki, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1993)
"... lack of incubators, no access to surgical equipment and a scarcity of sterile supplies.9 THE deteriorating QUALITY OF HEALTH IN KOSOVO Care in Hospitals ..."