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reduction

noun

Definition of REDUCTION

1
something that is or may be subtracted <there was a sizable reduction in her weekly pay when she decided to buy health insurance>
2
the amount by which something is lessened <saw an 11% reduction in the number of students applying to the school>
3
the act or an instance of bringing to a lower grade or rank <the captain was punished with a reduction to lieutenant>

March 29, 2015
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