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English definition of “shrinking”

shrinking

adj [before noun]
 
 
/ˈʃrɪŋkɪŋ/
becoming smaller or less: The shrinking workforce would have to support a growing number of retired people.rapidly/steadily/slowly shrinking The rapidly shrinking middle class worries that our children won't have the same chances we had a shrinking budget/economy/market
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