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reduction

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1 something that is or may be subtracted

  • there was a sizable reduction in her weekly pay when she decided to buy health insurance
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2 the amount by which something is lessened

  • saw an 11% reduction in the number of students applying to the school
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3 the act or an instance of bringing to a lower grade or rank

  • the captain was punished with a reduction to lieutenant
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