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English Definitionto cut; to reduce
Simplified Script缩减
Traditional Script縮減
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄨㄛ ㄐㄧㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)suk1gaam2
Word Decomposition
suōto withdraw; to pull back; to contract; to shrink; to reduce; abbreviation
jiǎnto lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish

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Words With Same Head Word    
缩小suōxiǎoto reduce; to decrease; to shrink
缩短suōduǎnto curtail; to cut down
缩水suōshuǐto shrink (in the wash); fig. to shrink (of profits etc)
缩影suōyǐngminiature version of something; microcosm; epitome; (Tw) to microfilm
缩印suōyìnto reprint (a book etc) in a smaller format
Words With Same Tail Word    
削减xuējiǎnto cut down; to reduce; to lower
裁减cáijiǎnto reduce; to lessen; to cut down
删减shānjiǎnto delete; to censor out
增减zēngjiǎnto add or subtract; to increase or decrease; to go up or go down
宽减kuānjiǎntax relief
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