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verb thin pronunciation in American English /θɪn/
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present tense
I/you/we/theythin
he/she/itthins
present participlethinning
past tensethinned
past participlethinned
  1. 1

    thin

    or

    thin down

    [transitive] to make something smaller in number, amount, or size

    Sales have decreased and we’ve decided to thin our workforce.

    Police thinned down the crowd.

  2. 4
    [intransitive] if someones hair thins, they gradually lose the hair from their head

    a man with gray thinning hair

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