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reduce /ri'dju:s/
  • ngoại động từ
    • giảm, giảm bớt, hạ
      • to reduce speed: giảm tốc độ
      • to reduce prices: giảm (hạ) giá
      • to reduce the establishment: giảm biên chế; giảm ngân sách cơ quan
    • làm nhỏ đi, làm gầy đi, làm yếu đi
      • to be reduced to a shadow (skeleton): gầy đi chỉ còn là một bộ xương
      • to be greatly reduced by illness: ốm gầy đi nhiều
    • làm nghèo đi, làm cho sa sút
      • to be in reduced circumstances: bị sa sút
    • làm cho, khiến phải, bắt phải
      • to reduce to silence: bắt phải im lặng
      • to reduce to submission: bắt phải phục tùng
    • đổi, biến đổi (sang một trạng thái, hình thức đơn giản hơn, kém hơn)
      • to reduce something to ashes: biến vật gì thành tro bụi
    • giáng cấp, hạ tầng công tác (một sĩ quan)
      • to reduce an officer to the ranks: giáng cấp một sĩ quan xuống làm lính thường
    • chinh phục được, bắt phải đầu hàng
      • to reduce a province: chinh phục được một tỉnh
      • to reduce a fort: bắt một pháo đài để đầu hàng
    • (y học) chữa, bó (xương gây), nắn (chỗ trật khớp)
    • (hoá học) khử
    • (toán học) rút gọn; quy về
      • reduced characteristic equation: phương trình đặc trưng rút gọn
    • (kỹ thuật) cán dát (kim loại); ép, nén
    • nội động từ
      • tự làm cho nhẹ cân đi (người)
    Concise Dictionary
    reduces|reduced|reducingrɪ'duːs /-'dju-
    +cut down on; make a reduction in
    +make less complex
    +bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
    +simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
    +lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
    +be the essential element
    +reduce in size; reduce physically
    +lessen and make more modest
    +make smaller
    +to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
    +narrow or limit
    +put down by force or intimidation
    +undergo meiosis
    +reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
    +reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    +be cooked until very little liquid is left
    +cook until very little liquid is left
    +lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    +take off weight

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 cut (back), cut down (on), decrease, diminish, moderate, abate, lessen, shorten, truncate, abbreviate, abridge, curtail, crop, trim, compress, restrict, limit, stunt:
    We must reduce expenses this year.
    2 ease (up on), let up (on), decrease, mitigate, tone down, slacken up (on):
    It will reduce the burden of your costs if you share with me.
    3 lose weight, slim (down), diet, trim down, Chiefly US slenderize:
    You'll have to reduce to fit into that dress, Betty.
    4 change, modify, adjust, turn, convert; break down or up, grind, rub, triturate, pulp, powder:
    Payment of the debt reduced me to poverty. The first step is to reduce the liquid to a thick extract
    5 cut, decrease, trim, bring down, lower, drop, mark down, slash, Colloq knock down:
    The prices on these shoes have been reduced for a quick sale.
    6 demote, degrade, lower, downgrade, break; humble; Military US and Canadian bust:
    He was reduced in rank from sergeant to private.
    7 diminish, lessen, bring down, depreciate, subdue, belittle, minimize:
    He was reduced in her estimation when she saw the deprecating way his friends treated him
    8 Medicine set, adjust, reset:
    The doctor caused little pain when he reduced her dislocated finger.

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