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diminish

verb [I or T]
 
 
/dɪˈmɪnɪʃ/
to reduce or be reduced in size, importance, or value: If consumers start losing confidence, it will diminish demand for household goods. Investors can diversify their holdings in order to diminish risk. Over a period of several years, these securities diminished in value and the corporation went bankrupt.
Translations of “diminish”
in Korean 줄어들다…
in Arabic يَقِلّ, يَنقُص…
in French diminuer…
in Turkish azal(t)mak, eksil(t)mek…
in Italian diminuire, ridursi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減少,減小,降低…
in Russian уменьшать(ся), ослабевать…
in Polish zmniejszać (się)…
in Spanish disminuir…
in Portuguese diminuir…
in German vermindern…
in Catalan disminuir…
in Japanese ~が小さくなる, ~を小さくする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减少,减小,降低…
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