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  Definition of Shrinkage
  1. the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store; "shrinkage is the retail trade''s euphemism for shoplifting"
  2. the amount by which something shrinks
  3. process or result of becoming less or smaller; "the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"
Similar Words: shoplifting, shrinking

 

Hyponyms: compression, condensation, contraction

 

Derivational Morphology: shoplift, shrink, reduce, contract

 

 
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