Meaning of REDUCTION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪdʌkʃ(ə)n ]

( reductions)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


When there is a reduction in something, it is made smaller.

...a future reduction in UK interest rates...

≠ increase

N-COUNT : usu with supp


Reduction is the act of making something smaller in size or amount, or less in degree.

...a new strategic arms reduction agreement.

N-UNCOUNT : usu with supp

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