minimise


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minimise


Past participle: minimised
Gerund: minimising

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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.minimise - represent as less significant or importantminimise - represent as less significant or important
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
trivialise, trivialize - make trivial or insignificant; "Don't trivialize the seriousness of the issue!"
2.minimise - make small or insignificant; "Let's minimize the risk"
hedge - minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"
minify, decrease, lessen - make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
maximize, maximise - make as big or large as possible; "Maximize your profits!"
Translations
يُقَلِّل إلى أدْنى حَديُقَلِّل من أهَمِيَّة
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minimum

(ˈminiməm) adjective
smallest or lowest (possible, obtained, recorded etc). the minimum temperature last night.
nounplurals ˈminimums, ~ˈminima (-mə)
the smallest possible number, quantity etc or the lowest level. Tickets will cost a minimum of $20.
ˈminimal adjective
very small indeed. minimal expense.
ˈminimize, ˈminimise verb
1. to make as little as possible. to minimize the danger.
2. to cause to seem little or unimportant. He minimized the help he had received.
References in classic literature ?
Struthers's Sunday evenings were not like a ball, and that her guests, as if to minimise their delinquency, usually went early.
I, too, could call for small beers and minimise by two- thirds the detestable freightage with which comradeship burdened one.
Summarising the latest research in this field, this important collection discusses both the formation of health-hazardous compounds during heat treatment of foods and practical methods to minimise their formation.