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"subtract" in British English

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subtractverb [T]

uk   us   /səbˈtrækt/
to ​remove a ​number from another ​number: Four subtracted from ten ​equals six.
(Definition of subtract from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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subtractverb [T]

 us   /səbˈtrækt/
mathematics to take a ​number or ​amount away from another ​number or ​amount: Four subtracted from ten ​equals six.
(Definition of subtract from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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subtractverb [T]

uk   us   /səbˈtrækt/
to take a ​number or ​amount away from another ​number or ​amount: subtract sth from sth The ​costs of ​manufacturing are subtracted from ​revenue.
subtraction
noun [C or U]
Net ​output can be ​calculated by subtraction.
(Definition of subtract from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subtract”
in Korean 빼다…
in Arabic يَطْرَح…
in Malaysian tolak…
in French soustraire…
in Russian вычитать (в математике)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減,減去…
in Italian sottrarre…
in Turkish çıkarmak, çıkarma yapmak…
in Polish odejmować…
in Spanish sustraer, restar…
in Vietnamese trừ…
in Portuguese subtrair…
in Thai คำนวณด้วยการลบ…
in German subtrahieren…
in Catalan restar…
in Japanese (数を)差し引く, 引き算をする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减,减去…
in Indonesian mengurangi…
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