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Meaning of “subtract” - Learner’s Dictionary

subtract

verb [T]     /səbˈtrækt/
to take a number or amount away from another number or amount: You need to subtract 25% from the final figure.Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
subtraction     /səbˈtrækʃən/ noun [C, U]
Translations of “subtract”
in Arabic يَطْرَح…
in Korean 빼다…
in Malaysian tolak…
in French soustraire…
in Turkish çıkarmak, çıkarma yapmak…
in Italian sottrarre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減,減去…
in Russian вычитать (в математике)…
in Polish odejmować…
in Vietnamese trừ…
in Spanish restar, sustraer…
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 Indonesian mengurangi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减,减去…
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