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subtraction

noun

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the act or an instance of taking away from a total
  • the restaurant may not have raised the price, but there's definitely been a subtraction in the number of fries in a side order

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The first known use of subtraction was in the 15th century

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“Subtraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subtraction. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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