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diminish
dɪ'mɪnɪʃ
Main
English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Decrease in size, extent, or range.
  2. Lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of.
Hyphenationdi•min•ish
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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减少jiǎnshǎoto lessen; to decrease; to reduce; to lower
变小biànxiǎodecrescent
biǎnto diminish; to demote; to reduce or devaluate; to disparage; to censure; to depreciate
减小jiǎnxiǎoto reduce; to decrease; to diminish
hàito move; to shake; to rock; to excite, to decrease; to reduce; to diminish; to subtract; to deduct, to shoulder; to take upon on oneself
cáito cut out (as a dress); to cut; to trim; to reduce; to diminish; to cut back (e.g. on staff); decision; judgment
jiǎnto lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish
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