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English definition of “deduct”

deduct

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈdʌkt/ us  
to take away an amount or part from a total: The player had points deducted (from his score) for arguing with the referee.Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
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