thin out :
- v make sparse
- v become sparser
- v lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
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- Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue
From the 1960s to the early 1990s, Republicans hammered Democrats on crime for focusing too much on rehabilitation and not enough on punishment and imprisonment. That changed as crime rates plunged in the 1990s. Now increasing numbers of states are turning away from mandatory prison sentences and embracing rehabilitation programs to thin out inmate populations and save taxpayer money. The shift ...
July 6, 2013 - KRDO Colorado Springs