Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you minimise something, you make it as small as possible.

Examples: (verb) We are trying to minimise pollution by using bikes instead of our car. (verb) We should take all steps to minimise the risk of disease.

Synonyms: verbs: decrease, reduce.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 C

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