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reduction

noun uk   us   /rɪˈdʌk.ʃən/
B2 [C or U] the act of making something, or of something becoming, smaller in size, amount, degree, importance, etc.: a reduction in traffic huge price reductions [C] a copy of a photograph, picture, etc. that is smaller than the original one
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in Korean 감소, 삭감…
in Arabic تَخْفيض…
in Portuguese diminuição, baixa…
in Catalan reducció, rebaixa…
in Japanese 減少, 縮小…
in Italian riduzione, sconto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減少, 減小, 降低…
in Russian сокращение, уменьшение, снижение…
in Turkish kısma, indirim, azaltma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减少, 减小, 降低…
in Polish obniżka, redukcja…
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