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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.
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dwindleverb [I]

uk   /ˈdwɪn.dəl/  us   /ˈdwɪn.dəl/
dwindling
adjective uk   /ˈdwɪn.dəl.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈdwɪn.dəl.ɪŋ/
dwindling ​numbers/​supplies
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"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.
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