minimize translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "minimize" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [T] ( UK usually minimise)
to reduce something to the least possible level or amount
We must minimize the risk of infection.
Environmentalists are doing everything within their power to minimize the impact of the oil spill.
→  Opposite maximize Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
to make something seem less important or smaller than it really is
She accused the government of minimizing the suffering of thousands of people.
It's important to focus on your strengths and to minimize your weaknesses.
Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
/ˌmɪn.ɪ.maɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U]
Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of minimize from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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