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- reduction (n.)
- early 15c., "a restoring to a former state; a subjugation" (of a people, etc.), from Middle French reducion (13c., Modern French réduction) and directly from Latin reductionem (nominative reductio) "a leading back, restoration," noun of action from past participle stem of reducere (see reduce). Meaning "diminution, a lessening" is from 1670s; chemical sense of "reversion to a simpler form" is from 1660s.
- 1. The company has made heroic efforts at cost reduction.
- 2. Precious few homebuyers will notice any reduction in their monthly repayments.
- 3. The proposed initiative would mandate a reduction of carbon dioxide of 40%.
- 4. They received a benefit in the form of a tax reduction.
- 5. The camera incorporates a redeye reduction facility.
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