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diminution

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌdɪm.ɪˈnjuː.ʃən/ us    /-əˈnuː-/ formal
reduction in size or importance: Regular exercise can result in a general diminution in stress levels. The company suffered a diminution in profits.
Translations of “diminution”
in Spanish disminución, reducción…
in French diminution…
in German die Verminderung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (大小或重要性)減少, 降低…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减少, 降低…
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