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VERB 减少；减小；减轻 If you reduce something, you make it smaller in size or amount, or less in degree.
It reduces the risks of heart disease...
Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent...
VERB 使沦为，使陷入（不好的境地） If someone is reduced to a weaker or inferior state, they become weaker or inferior as a result of something that happens to them.
They were reduced to extreme poverty...
They wanted the army reduced to a police force.
VERB 迫使;使不得不（做）；使只得 If you say that someone is reduced to doing something, you mean that they have to do it, although it is unpleasant or embarrassing.
He was reduced to begging for a living.
VERB 使变成;使简化为 If something is changed to a different or less complicated form, you can say that it is reduced to that form.
All the buildings in the town have been reduced to rubble...
Politics has been reduced to class struggle.
V-ERG （烹调中）使变浓稠，收汁 If you reduce liquid when you are cooking, or if it reduces, it is boiled in order to make it less in quantity and thicker.
Boil the liquid in a small saucepan to reduce it by half...
Simmer until mixture reduces.
PHRASE 境况变差;生活拮据 If you say that someone is living in reduced circumstances, you mean that they do not have as much money as they used to have.
They are the descendants of emperors and kings and are now living in reduced circumstances.
PHRASE 使…无言 If someone or something reduces you to silence, they make you feel so upset or confused that you cannot speak.
Her challenge reduced them to silence.
PHRASE 使…落泪 If someone or something reduces you to tears, they make you feel so unhappy that you cry.
The attentions of the media reduced her to tears.