Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) When something diminishes it gets smaller or less important.

Examples: (verb) Huge inflation has caused the economy to diminish. (verb) The amount of water in the lake is diminishing because there has been no rain.

Synonyms: verbs: decline, reduce, weaken.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 C

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