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English definition of “miniaturization”

miniaturization

noun [U] (UK usually miniaturisation)     /ˌmɪn.ɪ.tʃər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-tʃɚ.əˈ-/
the process of making something very small using modern technology : The silicon chip is a classic example of the benefits of miniaturization.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong miniaturized (UK usually miniaturised)     /ˈmɪn.ɪ.tʃər.aɪzd/ US  /-tʃɚ-/ adjective a miniaturized electronic circuit SmallExtremely small
(Definition of miniaturization noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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