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jiǎn
v. decrease, reduce; subtract, deduct, minus
    ice (for )
    water (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
jiǎn féi
phr. lose weight
jián shǎo
v. decrease
​,​。
​,​。
suī rán èr yuè diàn fēng shàn de chǎn liàng jián shǎo le dàn hái shi chāo guò le yī yuè
phr. Although February's production of electric fans has decreased, it still exceeds January's.
jiǎn qīng
v. lighten, mitigate
​。
​。
tǐ jī yīng gāi shì dàng jián xiǎo yì xiē .
phr. The size could be minimized appropriately.
jiǎn jià
v. reduce the price, cut down the price
jián xiǎo
v. decrease, diminish, dwindle
jiǎn sù
v. reduce speed, slow down
​。
​。
sì jiǎn qù yī děng yú sān
phr. Four minus one equals three.
jián fǎ
n. subtraction (math)