how to pronounce diminish


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diminish is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of diminish in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… suffragettes a name meant to diminish or …”

meaning of diminish

Diminish means to make smaller or less in size or amount.

diminish frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word diminish occurs in english on average 3.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics diminish can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that diminish can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with diminish


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