GRE Word List

DIMINUTION

the act, process, or an instance of becoming gradually less (as in size or importance) : the act, process, or an instance of diminishing : decrease

The meaning of the word diminution is the act, process, or an instance of becoming gradually less (as in size or importance) : the act, process, or an instance of diminishing : decrease.

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