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winnow

verb [T]  /ˈwɪn·oʊ/ us  
to reduce a large number of people or things to a much smaller number by judging their quality: The six architects chosen to compete for the commission were winnowed from an original list of 27.
Translations of “winnow”
in Spanish aventar…
in French vanner…
in German worfeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 揚,簸(穀物), 篩選,挑選…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扬,簸(谷物), 筛选,挑选…
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