Meaning of REDUCTION in English


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


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

...a future ~ 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 ~ agreement.

N-UNCOUNT: usu with supp

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