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One entry found for decomposition.
Main Entry: de·com·po·si·tion
Pronunciation: (secondarystress)demacron-secondarystresskäm-pschwa-primarystresszish-schwan
Function: noun
: the action or process of decomposing: as a : the separation of a chemical substance into simpler chemical substances and especially the elements of which it is made up <decomposition of water into hydrogen and oxygen> b : the breakdown of plant or animal matter <decomposition of a dead body>

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