Meaning of 减

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(Trad.: 減)
Pinyin: jiǎn
English Definition: to lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (ice) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
减少 jiǎn shǎo to lessen; to decrease; to reduce; to lower
减轻 jiǎn qīng to lighten; to ease; to alleviate
减免 jiǎn miǎn to reduce or waive (taxes, punishment, rent, tuition etc)
削减 xuē jiǎn to cut down; to reduce; to lower
减弱 jiǎn ruò to weaken; to fall off
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