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reduce

verb [I or T]
 
 
/rɪˈdjuːs/ US  /-ˈduːs/
to make something smaller in size, amount, degree, importance,
减少;减小;降低;缩小
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。
Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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