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attenuate

verb [T] uk   us   /əˈten.ju.eɪt/ formal
to make something smaller, thinner, or weaker: Radiation from the sun is attenuated by the Earth's atmosphere.
attenuated
adjective uk   /əˈten.ju.eɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
attenuation
noun [U] uk   us   /əˌten.juˈeɪ.ʃən/
Translations of “attenuate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使減少, 使減弱, 使降低…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使减少, 使减弱, 使降低…
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