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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “depress”

depress

verb [T] (REDUCE)
降低
 
 
/dɪˈpres/
to reduce the value of something, especially money
使贬值,使降价
A surplus of corn has helped depress the grain market/grain prices.
玉米过剩促使粮食价格降低。
The rise in the value of the dollar has depressed the company's earnings/profits this year.
今年美元升值导致该公司营业额/利润降低。
Value and price decreasesEconomics and the state of the economy
to reduce the amount of activity in something, especially a business operation
使萧条,使不景气
High interest rates are continuing to depress the economy.
高利率使经济持续萧条
Economics and the state of the economyBusiness and commerce - general words
to lower the level or amount of something
使降低,使减少
This drug helps depress high hormone levels.
这种药物有助于降低荷尔蒙水平。
Raising and lowering
(Definition of depress verb (REDUCE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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