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

Translation of reduce in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (diminish)
    (Preis, Gebühr, Fieber, Aufwendungen, Blutdruck usw.)
    (Geschwindigkeit, Gewicht, Anzahl, Menge, Preis)
    at reduced prices
    zu herabgesetzten Preisen
    reduce one's weight reduce waste
    Müll vermeiden
  • 2reduce to order/despair/silence/tears/submission
    auf Vordermann bringen [colloquial]/in Verzweiflung stürzen/verstummen lassen/zum Weinen bringen/ zum Aufgeben zwingen
    reduce somebody to begging
    jemanden an den Bettelstab bringen
    be reduced to starvation
    hungern müssen
    be reduced to borrowing money/pawning something
    sich Dat. Geld leihen müssen/etwas versetzen müssen
    live in reduced circumstances
    in verarmten Verhältnissen leben
    reduce somebody to the ranks
    jemanden in den Mannschaftsstand degradieren
  • 3 (convert to other form) See examples:reduce wood to pulp
    Holz zu einem Brei verarbeiten
    reduce yards to inches
    Yards in Inches umwandeln

intransitive verb

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