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v. dwin·dled, dwin·dling, dwin·dles
To become gradually less until little remains. See Synonyms at decrease.
To cause to dwindle: difficulties that dwindled my enthusiasm for the recipe.
[Frequentative of Middle English dwinen, to waste away, from Old English dwīnan, to shrink; see dheu- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Statistics) growing less in size, intensity, or number until there is nothing or almost nothing left; diminishing or shrinking gradually
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|Noun||1.||dwindling - a becoming gradually less; "there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"|
decrease, lessening, drop-off - a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
fading away - gradually diminishing in brightness or loudness or strength
|Adj.||1.||dwindling - gradually decreasing until little remains|
decreasing - becoming less or smaller
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
dwindling[ˈdwɪndəlɪŋ] adj [number] → décroissant(e), en diminution
sb's dwindling band of supporters → un groupe de supporters de moins en moins nombreux
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj → schwindend; interest → nachlassend; population, numbers, audiences → zurückgehend; stocks, supplies → schwindend; the prime minister’s dwindling popularity → die sinkende Beliebtheit des Premierministers
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
dwindling[ˈdwɪndlɪŋ] adj (strength, interest) → che si affievolisce; (resources, supplies) → in diminuzione
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