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"deduct" in British English

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deductverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈdʌkt/
to take away an ​amount or ​part from a ​total: The ​player had points deducted (from his ​score) for ​arguing with the ​referee.
(Definition of deduct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deductverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈdʌkt/
to take away an ​amount or ​part from a ​total: The ​company deducts $31.93 each ​week from my ​salary for ​healthinsurance. To deduct is also not to have to ​paytaxes on an ​amount that you have ​earned: Homeowners can deduct the ​interest they ​pay on ​theirmortgages.
(Definition of deduct from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"deduct" in Business English

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deductverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈdʌkt/
to take away an ​amount or ​part from a ​total: deduct sth from sth By ​arrangement with your ​mortgageholder, you can have them ​automatically deduct a ​regularpayment from a ​checking or ​savingsaccount. Each week a ​smallamount is deducted from her ​wages for the ​pensionplan. Tax and National Insurance ​contributions are deducted at ​source, before you receive your ​salary.
TAX to take away the ​cost of particular things from the ​amount of ​money that you have ​earned, before you ​paytax on it: deduct sth from sth There are many ​expenses you can deduct from your ​income before ​calculatingtax.
(Definition of deduct from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deduct”
in Spanish restar, descontar…
in Vietnamese khấu trừ…
in Malaysian tolak…
in Thai ลบ…
in French déduire…
in German abziehen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减,减去, 扣除…
in Turkish çıkarmak, indirmek, azaltmak…
in Russian вычитать, удерживать…
in Indonesian mengurangi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減,減去, 扣除…
in Polish potrącać, odliczać, odejmować…
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