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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:
①由原有数量中去掉一部分:减价。减员。缩减。削减。偷工减料。
②降低程度,衰退:减轻。减弱。减少。减色。减产。减免。减缓。
③加增。

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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)
减弱 [ jiǎn ruò ]: to weaken; to fall off
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