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diminish

verb [I/T]  /dəˈmɪn·ɪʃ/ us  
to reduce or be reduced in size or importance: [I] The threat of inflation is diminishing. [T] A single-payer system would diminish the bureaucratic cost of health care.
diminution
noun [C/U] /ˌdɪm·əˈnu·ʃən/
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