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reduction

noun [C, U]
 
 
/rɪˈdʌkʃən/
B2 the act of reducing something: She refused to accept a reduction in wages. price reductionsBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
the process of adding one or more electrons to a substance or removing oxygen from a substancePhysical and chemical processes
Translations of “reduction”
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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