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dwindle

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈdwɪndl/
to gradually become less, smaller, or lower in level: dwindle from sth to sth The municipality's population has dwindled from 40,000 to 24,000. dwindling funds/resources/stocks Companies are having recruitment difficulties as they battle it out for a dwindling number of skilled staff.
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