miniaturize

[ min-ee-uh-chuh-rahyz, min-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF miniaturize
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WORD ORIGIN

1946, from miniature (adj.) + -ize. Minify in same sense is from 1670s, on analogy of magnify. Related: Miniaturized; miniaturizing.

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