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lessen

US [ˈles(ə)n]
UK ['les(ə)n]
  • v.减轻
  • Web减少;缩小;变小
Simple Present:lessens  Present Participle:lessening  Past Tense:lessened  
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1.
(使)变小,变少,减弱,减轻to become or make sth become smaller, weaker, less important, etc.
The noise began to lessen.
噪音开始减弱。
to lessen the risk/impact/effect of sth
减少某事物的风险╱影响╱效果

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