Translation of "reduce" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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reduceverb [ I or T ]

uk /rɪˈdʒuːs/ us /rɪˈduːs/

B1 to become or to make something become smaller in size, amount, degree, importance, etc.

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 TV 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。
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。

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