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decrease

US [dɪˈkris]
UK [diːˈkriːs]
  • v.降低;减少;缩小;减弱
  • n.减少;减小量;所减少的总量;减缩位置
  • Web下降;减少量;减少之量
Present Participle:decreasing  Past Tense:decreased  Simple Present:decreases  
decrease
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使大小、数量等)减少,减小,降低to become or make sth become smaller in size, number, etc.
The number of new students decreased from 210 to 160 this year.
今年新生人数从 210 减少到 160。
a decreasing population
逐渐减少的人口
The price of wheat has decreased by 5%.
小麦价格降低了 5%。
This species of bird is decreasing in numbers every year.
这种鸟的数量在逐年减少。
People should decrease the amount of fat they eat.
人们应减少脂肪的摄入量。
n.
1.
[c][u]
减少;降低;减少量the process of reducing sth or the amount that sth is reduced by
There has been some decrease in military spending this year.
今年的军费开支有所减少。
a decrease of nearly 6% in the number of visitors to the museum
参观博物馆人数下降将近 6%

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