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reduceverb [I or T]

uk   /rɪˈdjuːs/  us   /-ˈduːs/
B1 to ​become or to make something ​becomesmaller in ​size, ​amount, ​degree, ​importance, etc.: Do ​nuclearweapons really reduce the ​risk of ​war? The ​plane reduced ​speed as it ​approached the ​airport. My ​weight reduces when I ​stopeatingsugar. We ​bought a TV that was reduced from £500 to £350 in the ​sales. I reduced the ​problem to a few ​simplequestions. to ​heat a ​liquid until it ​becomesthicker and less in ​quantity; to ​becomethicker and less in ​quantity in this way: Reduce the ​sauce by ​boiling for five ​minutes. Simmer until the ​liquid has reduced by about one third.
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(Definition of reduce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reduceverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈdus/
to make something less in ​size, ​amount, ​degree, ​importance, or ​price: A low-fat ​diet can reduce the ​risk of ​heartdisease. Grunn ​employs 17,900 ​people, but that ​number will be reduced by 500 ​workers. All ​electronicequipment in the ​store has been reduced (= ​lowered in ​price). To reduce someone or something to a ​particularstate is to ​cause that ​person or thing to be in that ​state: Without any ​information, we’ve been reduced to ​guessing what ​happened. The ​town was reduced to ​rubble in the ​fighting.
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reduceverb [ T]

uk   /rɪˈdjuːs/  us   /rɪˈduːs/
to make something less in ​price, ​size, ​amount, etc.: reduce costs/prices The ​retailermoved its ​supplybaseoverseas to reduce ​costs.reduce risk/debt/losses Diversification is a good way of reducing ​risk. reduce ​emissions/​waste/​pollution He decided to reduce his hours to give him more ​time with his family. reduce sth by sth The ​bankplanned to reduce its ​stafflevels by around 20% by 2012.reduce sth from sth to sth The ​reorganization will reduce the ​number of ​managers from 15 to no more than 8. Mercury is reducing its stake in the ​company to 10 ​percent.
reduce, reuse, recycle ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY an expression used to encourage ​people to ​waste less, by using less and using things again, in ​order to ​protect the ​environment
(Definition of reduce from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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