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minify

[ min-uh-fahy ]
/ 藞m瑟n 蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), min路i路fied, min路i路fy路ing.
to make less.
to minimize.
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Origin of minify

1670鈥80; <Latin min(us) less + -ify, modeled on magnify

OTHER WORDS FROM minify

min路i路fi路ca路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for minify

minify
/ (藞m瑟n瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) rare to minimize or lessen the size or importance of (something)

Derived forms of minify

minification (藢m瑟n瑟f瑟藞ke瑟蕛蓹n), noun

Word Origin for minify

C17: from Latin minus less; for form, compare magnify
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