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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Becoming smaller or less or appearing to do so.

Usage examples (35)
  • diminishing returns
  • To which I'd add that, to all intents, the term diminishing spare production capacity can be used interchangeably with peak oil.
  • The circumvented brokers and weighmen envisioned the declining fruit trade would also be reflected in diminishing Peshawar municipal octroi receipts.
  • If ethno-sectarian differences are diminishing, that is in general a good thing. for more
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