minify

minify

[min-uh-fahy]
verb (used with object), minified, minifying.
1.
to makeless.
2.
to minimize.

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

minification, noun
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minify (ˈmɪnɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
rare (tr) to minimize or lessen the size or importance of (something)
 
[C17: from Latin minus less; for form, compare magnify]
 
minification
 
n

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