deteriorate


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to become lower in quality, character, or condition

to become or cause to become rotten or unsound

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According to him, everyone is aware that the main problem is the unemployment and the interethnic relations, which the country deteriorates.
They're going to deteriorate," says Christopher McNamara, who, with Ralph Mitchell and his colleagues in Harvard University's Laboratory of Microbial Ecology, has studied microbes at Ek' Balam and other historic sites.
Khat, the drug used extensively in Somalia, is picked at night and rushed to waiting planes to (a) avoid detection by police (b) avoid detection by rival drug gangs (c) ensure that it does not deteriorate before sale (d) keep it out of the sight of children.
In older buildings, where fiberglass starts to deteriorate, the air becomes filled with tiny particles that can cause upper respiratory distress, which begins with sneezing, runny noses and sore eyes.
The rapid improvement in Brazil's external balance sheet, notably its shift in 2006 to being a net public external creditor, raises the likelihood of an upgrade over the next two years,' said Roger Scher, Managing Director for Latin American Sovereign Ratings, 'as long as public finances do not deteriorate.
Truth is, behind the scenes, chemists and materials scientists are still struggling to understand how objects deteriorate.
However, should operating performance continue to deteriorate over the next 12-18 months, capital and liquidity could potentially come under pressure, principally at FMT, the holding company for FIL.
We did not want to have a situation where the road would deteriorate to such an extent that it would be a potential for causing an accident.