Spanish translation of 'whittle away'
transitive verb + adverb
[savings, amount] ir reduciendo
our sovereignty is gradually being whittled away poco a poco está mermando nuestra soberanía
intransitive verb + adverbSee also whittle
to whittle away at sth (literal) tallar algo; (figurative) ir reduciendo algo
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Translation of whittle away from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary