Translation of diminish in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 [cost/number/amount] disminuir*, reducirse*; [enthusiasm] disminuir*, apagarse* the currency has diminished in value la moneda ha disminuido de valor or se ha depreciado 1.2(diminishing present participle/participio presente)[amount/speed/importance] cada vez menor the law of diminishing returns [Economics/Economía] la ley de los rendimientos decrecientesExample sentences
- The propensity for people enriched by capital gains to borrow and spend is gradually diminishing.
- The agrarian sector of the economy is gradually diminishing as the service sector assumes prominence.
- The itching usually diminishes gradually and eventually stops after complete wound healing.
- This lack of comprehensiveness in no way diminishes the valuable contribution made by this fine book.
- At Lynn the right of any member of the community to attend at least the more important assemblies was not diminished by the constitutional compromise of 1420.
- The wardens complained that the plan has effectively smeared them and diminished their status.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.