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  • v. To reduce the size of something whilst maintaining proportion
  • v. To reduce the cost of a process, or the amount spent on something

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make smaller
  • v. reduce proportionally


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