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reduce

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reduce/rɪˈduːs/
British/rɪˈdjuːs/verb
reducesreducedreducing
reduce
/rɪˈduːs/British/rɪˈdjuːs/
verb
reducesreducedreducing
Learner's definition of REDUCE  
[+ object] : to make (something) smaller in size, amount, number, etc.
[+ object] 
: to cause (someone) to be in a specified state or condition— + to
   b : to cause (something) to be in a specified form by breaking it, burning it, etc.— + to
   c : to force (someone) to do something that causes shame, embarrassment, etc.— followed by to + -ing verb
[+ object] : to describe (something) in a way that includes only some of the facts and details— + to
: to boil (a liquid) so that there is less of it
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to change (someone's rank) to a lower or less important one
[no object]US, informal : to gradually decrease your weight by eating less
[+ object]mathematics : to change (a fraction) so that it is written with the lowest possible numbers

reduced circumstances

formal
: a situation in which you have less money than you used to have

— reducer

noun,pluralreducers[count]

— reducible

/rɪˈduːsəbəl/British/rɪˈdjuːsəbəl/adjective
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