Translation of "reduce" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /rɪˈdjuːs/ US  /-ˈduːs/

to make something smaller in size, amount, degree, importance,

Do nuclear weapons really reduce the risk of war? 核武器真的可以减小战争爆发的危险吗?
The plane reduced speed as it approached the airport. 当飞临机场时,飞机减慢了速度。
My weight reduces when I stop eating sugar. 我停止吃糖时体重就会下降。
We bought a television that was reduced (from £500 to £350) in the sales. 我们在大减价时,以(从500英镑减至350英镑)很便宜的价格买了台电视。
To make a thicker sauce, reduce the ingredients by boiling for 5 minutes. 为了使调味汁更浓一些,煮5分钟将配料中的水分蒸发掉。
I reduced the problem to a few simple questions. 我把这个难题简化为几个简单的小问题。

(Translation of “reduce” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)