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reduce

1. verb make less, smaller2. verb decrease, fall3. verb COOK make liquid less4. verb COMM lower price5. verb MED put back into place
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1 verb make less, smaller TRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m ulaghdú a dhéanamh ar VPto reduce the size of sth an méid atá i rud a laghdúthe new system reduced the queues laghdaigh an córas nua na scuainíwe wish to reduce the workload is mian linn an t-ualach oibre a laghdúyou can reduce the text is féidir leat an téacs a laghdúif the prices are reduced má íslítear na praghsanna, má laghdaítear na praghsannato reduce the need for sth an gá atá le rud a laghdúwe need to reduce pollution significantly ní mór dúinn truailliú a laghdú go suntasach, ní mór dúinn laghdú suntasach a dhéanamh ar thruailliúto reduce stress strus a laghdú, strus a mhaolú they reduced the unemployment rates by half laghdaigh siad an ráta dífhostaíochta faoina leathhe reduced the heat to 200 degrees d'ísligh sé an teas go dtí 200 céim, thug sé an teas anuas go dtí 200 céimthe council was reduced from 26 to 18 laghdaíodh an chomhairle ó 26 go dtí 18 duinethe entrance age was reduced from 21 to 18 íslíodh an aois iontrála ó 21 go 18 2 verb decrease, fall INTRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m uísligh verb  c m utit verb  c m utheir budget is reducing annually tá a mbuiséad ag laghdú gach bliainthey've seen their sales reduce tá laghdú tagtha ar an díolachán acu, tá an díolachán tar éis titim acuthe average age has reduced from 19 to 17 tá an mheánaois laghdaithe ó 19 go dtí 17, tá an mheánaois íslithe ó 19 go dtí 17bills will reduce by 10% beidh laghdú 10% ar na billí, beidh titim 10% ar na billí, titfidh na billí 10%
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3 verb COOK make liquid less
TRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m u
INTRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m u
4 verb COMM lower price TRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m uall coats are reduced in the sale tá na cótaí ar fad laghdaithe sa sladmhargadhthe offer excludes items already reduced ní bhaineann an tairiscint le nithe atá laghdaithe cheana féinshoes were reduced to half price bhí bróga ar leathphraghas 5 verb MED put back into place TRANSITIVEathshuigh verb  c m uis it possible to reduce the dislocated shoulder? an féidir an ghualainn atá as alt a athshuí?
phrases

to reduce sb to tears

he reduced her to tears chuir sé ag gol í, bhain sé deora aisti, d'fhág sé ag caoineadh í

to reduce sb to silence

he was reduced to silence baineadh an chaint de, fágadh gan focal é, fágadh ina thost é

to reduce sb to the ranks

MILísliú céime a thabhairt do dhuinecéim síos a thabhairt do dhuine

to be reduced to sth

TRANSITIVEI was reduced to relying on the generosity of my family fágadh i dtuilleamaí fhlaithiúlacht mo mhuintire méhe was reduced to a beggar fágadh ina fhear déirce éshe was reduced to destitution fágadh beo bocht íhe has been reduced to living in a caravan níl de rogha aige ach cónaí i gcarbhánhe was reduced to playing in goals bhí air imirt sa chúl, ní raibh aon rogha aige ach imirt sa chúl

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