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  1. understate, minimize, minimise, downplayverb

    represent as less significant or important

    Synonyms:
    belittle, denigrate, play down, understate, downplay, minimize, derogate, background

    Antonyms:
    maximise, maximize

  2. minimize, minimiseverb

    make small or insignificant

    "Let's minimize the risk"

    Synonyms:
    downplay, minimize, derogate, belittle, understate, denigrate

    Antonyms:
    maximise, maximize

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  1. List of paraphrases for "minimise":

    minimize, minimizing, reduce, minimising, minimizes, downplay, trivialise

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How to use minimise in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Brian Molefe:

    It will have operational consequences, we will do our best to minimise the risk of load shedding, striking a balance with Eskom's already depleted balance sheet.

  2. Chuan Liao:

    But we still must minimise carbon emissions while pursuing agricultural development.

  3. Jonas Bengtsson:

    When you do that kind of analysis, you should realise you can't have a short-sighted view, maximising competition in order to minimise prices. There are other factors to take into account, quality, willingness to invest.

  4. The Business Ministry:

    The UK government is actively working with Tata Steel and the British Steel Pension Scheme's Trustees to find a solution that will help minimise its impact on a potential purchaser, and potentially separate it from the business.

  5. Gideon Tadmor:

    I don't want to minimise the significance of what happened.

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