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1 shrink /ˈʃrɪŋk/ verb
shrinks; shrank /ˈʃræŋk/ or shrunk /ˈʃrʌŋk/ ; shrunk or shrunken /ˈʃrʌŋkən/ ; shrinking
1 shrink
/ˈʃrɪŋk/
verb
shrinks; shrank /ˈʃræŋk/ or shrunk /ˈʃrʌŋk/ ; shrunk or shrunken /ˈʃrʌŋkən/ ; shrinking
Learner's definition of SHRINK
[no object] : to become smaller in amount, size, or value
[+ object] : to make (something) smaller in amount, size, or value
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [no object] : to quickly move away from something shocking, frightening, or disgusting

shrink from

[phrasal verb]
shrink from (something)
: to try to avoid (something difficult or unpleasant) : to be unwilling to do (something)
2 shrink /ˈʃrɪŋk/ noun
plural shrinks
2 shrink
/ˈʃrɪŋk/
noun
plural shrinks
Learner's definition of SHRINK
[count] informal
: a psychiatrist or psychologist
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