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minify

[min-uh-fahy] /ˈmɪn əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), minified, minifying.
1.
to makeless.
2.
to minimize.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; < Latin min(us) less + -ify, modeled on magnify
Related forms
minification, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for minify

minify

/ˈmɪnɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) (rare) to minimize or lessen the size or importance of (something)
Derived Forms
minification (ˌmɪnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin minus less; for form, compare magnify
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