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Synonyms of shrinkage

Noun


1. shrinking, shrinkage, decrease, lessening, drop-off

usage: process or result of becoming less or smaller; "the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"

2. shrinkage, decrease, decrement

usage: the amount by which something shrinks

3. shoplifting, shrinkage, larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing

usage: the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store; "shrinkage is the retail trade's euphemism for shoplifting"

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