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English definition of “dwindle”

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 .
(Definition of dwindle verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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