Translation of "depress" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

depress

verb [ T ] (REDUCE) 降低 uk us /dɪˈpres/

to reduce the value of something, especially money

使貶值,使降價
A surplus of corn has helped depress the grain market/grain prices. 玉米過剩促使糧食價格下降。
The rise in the value of the dollar has depressed the company's earnings/profits this year. 今年美元升值導致該公司營業額/利潤降低。

to reduce the amount of activity in something, especially a business operation

使蕭條,使不景氣
High interest rates are continuing to depress the economy. 高利率使經濟持續蕭條。

to lower the level or amount of something

使降低,使減少
This drug helps depress high hormone levels. 這種藥物有助於降低荷爾蒙水準。

(Translation of “depress verb (REDUCE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)