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What is 'decreased activity' an example of?

People use decreased activity (for example) where decrease in activity would be more literally correct. For example, reasons for my decreased activity usually refers to reasons for a decrease, not to ...
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What is the difference between metonymy and synecdoche?

What is the difference between metonymy and synecdoche?