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

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dwindleverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈdwɪn.dl̩/
to ​becomesmaller in ​size or ​amount, or fewer in ​number: The ​community has dwindled to a tenth of ​itsformersize in the last two ​years. Her ​hopes of ​success in the ​race dwindled last ​night as the ​weatherbecameworse.
dwindling
adjective uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
dwindling ​numbers/​supplies
(Definition of dwindle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dwindle" in American English

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dwindleverb [I]

 us   /ˈdwɪn·dəl/
to ​become less in ​number or ​smaller: The ​community had dwindled to a tenth of ​itsformersize.
(Definition of dwindle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dwindle" in Business English

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dwindleverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈdwɪndl/
to gradually become less, ​smaller, or ​lower in ​level: dwindle from sth to sth The municipality's ​population has dwindled from 40,000 to 24,000. dwindling ​funds/​resources/​stocks Companies are having ​recruitment difficulties as they ​battle it out for a dwindling ​number ofskilledstaff.
(Definition of dwindle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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