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Overview of verb minimize

The verb minimize has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (12) minimize, minimise

(make small or insignificant; "Let's minimize the risk")

2. (2) understate, minimize, minimise, downplay

(represent as less significant or important)

3. minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate

(cause to seem less serious; play down; "Don't belittle his influence")

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