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[しゅく()·しょう()]
shukushou
noun, suru verb, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 縮小

noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. reduction; curtailment

Definition and Synonyms for 縮小

Decrease a process of becoming smaller or shorter
Synonyms: 低減, 減少, 縮小
Reduction the act of reducing complexity
Synonyms: リダクション, 低減, 値下げ, 切り詰め, 切り詰める, 削減, 引き下げ, 引き下げる, 減反, 減少, 短縮, 節減, 簡素化, 縮小, 還元
Scale Down make smaller
Synonyms: はつる, 切り下げる, 切り詰める, 削る, 引き下げる, 梳る, 減らす, 狭める, 縮む, 縮める, 縮小
Shrink reduce in size
Synonyms: 縮む, 縮める, 縮小
Diminution change toward something smaller or lower
Synonyms: 下がり, 下がる, 下坂, 下り坂, 下落, 下降, 低下, 低落, 損減, 減少, 漸減, 縮小, 落ち込み, 落ち込む
Fall Off diminish in size or intensity
Synonyms: 減ずる, 減退, 縮小
Dwindle Down become smaller or lose substance
Synonyms: すぼむ, つぼむ, 先細り, 先細る, 減る, 減じる, 減ずる, 減少, 漸減, 縮む, 縮小
Cut the act of reducing the amount or number
Synonyms: カット, 低減, 削減, 引き下げ, 引き下げる, 減少, 減額, 縮小
Trim Down cut down on
Synonyms: そぐ, はつる, つづめる, 低減, 切削, 削る, 削減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 減額, 短縮, 節する, 節倹, 節減, 節約, 約する, 縮小, 縮減, 軽減
Minify make smaller
Synonyms: 低減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 累減, 縮小
Shrink reduce physically
Synonyms: 縮む, 縮める, 縮小
Trim Down make a reduction in
Synonyms: そぐ, はつる, つづめる, 低減, 切削, 削る, 削減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 減額, 短縮, 節する, 節倹, 節減, 節約, 約する, 縮小, 縮減, 軽減

Meanings for each kanji in 縮小

shrink; contract; shrivel; wrinkle; reduce Kanji Details »
little; small Kanji Details »

Categories 縮小 is a member of

Process a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
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Modify cause to change
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Lessen decrease in size, extent, or range
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Change the action of changing something
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Shrink reduce in size
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Decrease the act of decreasing or reducing something
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Vanish get lost, as without warning or explanation
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Minify make smaller
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Decrease a process of becoming smaller or shorter
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Sample Sentences for 縮小

Corporations are downsizing and reducing the amount of profits they put back into R&D.
He stared at that detailed miniature model of a dinosaur.
I'm going to make reduced copies.
The shrinking of the domestic market has been blamed on inflation.
Disarmament is in practice difficult in many countries.

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