diminution Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"diminution" in British English

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diminutionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌdɪm.ɪˈnjuː.ʃən/  us   /-əˈnuː-/ formal
reduction in ​size or ​importance: Regular ​exercise can ​result in a ​general diminution instresslevels. The ​companysuffered a diminution in ​profits.
(Definition of diminution from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diminution" in Business English

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diminutionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌdɪmɪˈnjuːʃən/  us   /-əˈnuː-/ formal
a ​reduction in ​size, ​importance, or ​value: After an accident, a ​vehicle will suffer a diminution invalue.
(Definition of diminution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diminution”
in Spanish disminución, reducción…
in Vietnamese sự giảm bớt…
in Malaysian pengecilan…
in Thai การลดลง…
in French diminution…
in German die Verminderung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减少, 降低…
in Indonesian kemerosotan, pengurangan…
in Chinese (Traditional) (大小或重要性)減少, 降低…
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