Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

verminderen in English:

1. reduce


We have considered your proposal, and we have decided that we are not able to reduce the price.
When you rely on the team too much, it may reduce your individual competitive instincts.
Moving to a smaller place will reduce the expenses.
To reduce misunderstandings we should learn the techniques for communicating successfully.
I've heard that eating one or two servings of fish a week will reduce your chances of getting heart disease.
reduce the anxiety
It cannot reasonably be assumed that decreasing the dose would reduce the risk of side-effects.
We must make the utmost effort to reduce the use of plastic packaging, and also to recycle all waste plastic.
Reduce to pulp by boiling.
Our firm is a giant one, and there are some rules and regulations, which should be revised or rescinded to reduce red tape and increase efficiency.
That company aims to reduce employee numbers by arranging a lot of retirement money for voluntary redundancies.
Many people reduce eating sweets, because sugar is not healthy.
The number of employees was reduced from 500 to 300.
We should reduce pollution in towns
I do not fear terrorists but those who want to make us fear terrorists to be able to reduce our freedom.

2. diminish


My enthusiasm has diminished greatly.
"Don't let anybody diminish your accomplishments," he said to the crowd.
The pain will gradually diminish
To say so should not diminish his importance.
poverty is not diminishing, but spreading
This conclusion is not in any way to diminish the need to protect gay people and people who support gay marriage
I don't want to diminish her achievements, but she did have a lot of help.; Her popularity as a singer has diminished since the glory days of the 1980s; The threat of inflation is diminishing.
Your pain should diminish gradually after taking these tablets.
Our company has to diminish expenses.
Anticipation did nothing to diminish the shock or the suffering
This product diminish my smile lines.
The ​threat of ​inflation is diminishing. Investors can ​diversify their ​holdings in ​order to diminish ​risk.
We need to realize that God loves us just the way we are right now, and His love for us will never diminish. Your pain should diminish gradually after taking these tablets.
The world's natural resources are rapidly diminishing. I don't wish to diminish the importance of their achievements.
With no supply of water from trees, rainfalls diminish in time and the area keeps drying up.

English word "verminderen"(diminish) occurs in sets:

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