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dwindle

verb [I] uk   /ˈdwɪn.dl̩/ us  
to become smaller in size or amount, or fewer in number: The community has dwindled to a tenth of its former size in the last two years. Her hopes of success in the race dwindled last night as the weather became worse.
dwindling
adjective uk   /-ɪŋ/ us  
dwindling numbers/supplies
(Definition of dwindle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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