Meaning of DEDUCTION in English

DEDUCTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪdʌkʃ(ə)n ]

( deductions)

1.

A deduction is a conclusion that you have reached about something because of other things that you know to be true.

It was a pretty astute deduction...

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2.

Deduction is the process of reaching a conclusion about something because of other things that you know to be true.

...a case that tested his powers of deduction.

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3.

A deduction is an amount that has been subtracted from a total.

...your gross income (before tax and National Insurance deductions)...

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4.

Deduction is the act or process of subtracting an amount of money from a total amount.

After the deduction of tax at 20 per cent, the interest rate will be 6.2 per cent.

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