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noun [C/U]  us   /səbˈtræk·ʃən/
mathematics the process of taking one number or amount away from another number or amount: [U] The test involves simple addition and subtraction.
Translations of “subtraction”
in Korean 빼기…
in Arabic طَرح…
in Portuguese subtração…
in Catalan resta…
in Japanese 引き算, 引くこと…
in Italian sottrazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减法…
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