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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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