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reduce
British English: /rɪˈdjuːs/
, /rɪˈdʒuːs/
American English: /rəˈd(j)us/

Translation of reduce in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (in size) (Form II) (the dimensions, the image)
    (Form II), (Form II) (the number/amount, costs)
    reduce the number of words to 500
    قَلِّلْ عَدَدَ الكَلِماتِ إلى 500
  • 2
    (in scope) (Form II), (Form II) (the impact, the pressure)
    (Form II) (a number)
    all prices have been reduced by 30%
    خُفِّضَتْ كُلُّ الأَسْعارِ بِنِسْبةِ 30%
    ‘reduce speed now’
    ’خَفِّض السُرْعةَ الآنَ‘
  • 5 (in rank) See examples: to be reduced to the ranks
    جُرِّدَ من رُتْبَتِهِ
  • 6 (to alter the state of)to reduce somebody to tears/silence
    دَفَعَ شَخْصاً إلى البُكاءِ \ الْتِزامِ الصَمْتِ
    to reduce the village to ashes
    حَوَّلَ المَدينةَ إلى رَمادٍ
    to be reduced to begging/stealing
    آلَ بِهِ الحالُ إلى التَسَوُّلِ \ السَرِقةِ
  • 8
    (حتّى يُقَلِّلَ الحَجْمَ) (a sauce, stock)

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
    (to lose weight)
    أَنْقَصَ وَزْنَهُ
    she's reducing again
    تُنْقِصُ وَزْنَها مَرّةً أُخْرى

also: reduced adjective/صفة

  • 1 (in price) all prices reduced
    كُلُّ الأَسْعارِ مُخَفَّضةٌ
  • 3 [formal] (straitened) See examples: to live in reduced circumstances
    عانى من ضيقِ العَيْشِ

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