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American English: /dəˈmɪnɪʃ/
British English: /dɪˈmɪnɪʃ/

Translation of diminish in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1
    the currency has diminished in value
    la moneda ha disminuido de valor or se ha depreciado
    Example 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.
  • 2
    also: diminishing present participle
    cada vez menor
    the law of diminishing returns (Economics)
    la ley de los rendimientos decrecientes
    Example sentences
    • 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

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