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English definition of “diminish”

diminish

verb [I/T]    /dəˈmɪn·ɪʃ/
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  /ˌdɪm·əˈnu·ʃən/ noun [C/U]
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