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Make sure these are fresh to minimize the amount of rancid oils present. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Should we attempt to maximize or minimize the risks of escalation? Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)You then buy one and sell the other in proportions that minimize the risk of your net position. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Regardless, your church should take care not to minimize the importance of these responsibilities. Christianity Today (2000)This weight-loss diet is very carefully balanced to help minimize these problems. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Attempts can be made to manage the adverse impacts of social change and minimize long-term risks. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)Also, financial planning does not attempt to minimize risk. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)We also know how to adjust doses based on blood counts, to minimize the risk in subsequent courses of treatment. Understanding Cancer (1987)Third, in managing their assets, banks must attempt to minimize risk by diversifying. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Managers must minimize the amount of attention devoted to products which produce primarily costs because, for instance, their volume is too small or too splintered. MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)
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British English: minimize /ˈmɪnɪˌmaɪz/ VERB
If you minimize a risk or problem, you reduce it to the lowest possible level.
It's worth trying to minimize the risk of accidents.
- American English: minimize
- Arabic: يُقَلِّلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: minimizar
- Chinese: 最小化
- Croatian: minimizirati
- Czech: minimalizovat
- Danish: minimere
- Dutch: minimaliseren
- European Spanish: minimizar
- Finnish: minimoida
- French: minimiser
- German: minimieren
- Greek: ελαχιστοποιώ
- Italian: minimizzare
- Japanese: 最小限度にする
- Korean: 최소화하다
- Norwegian: minimere
- Polish: pomniejszyć
- European Portuguese: minimizar
- Romanian: a reduce
- Russian: доводить до минимума
- Spanish: minimizar
- Swedish: minimera
- Thai: ทำให้เล็กลงที่สุด
- Turkish: en aza indirgemek
- Ukrainian: зводити до мінімуму
- Vietnamese: giảm thiểu
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