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"dwindle" in British English

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dwindleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈdwɪn.dəl/ us /ˈdwɪn.dəl/

(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 its former size.

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"dwindle" in Business English

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dwindleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈdwɪndl/ us

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.
Companies are having recruitment difficulties as they battle it out for a dwindling number of skilled staff.

(Definition of “dwindle” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)