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The inference of particular instances by reference to a general law or principle
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“And it certainly seems to follow from the fact that this deduction is possible that I could not have done this thing.”
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The action of deducting or subtracting something
“This confirms that the account holder is a non-taxpayer and allows interest to be received without the deduction of income tax.”
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An amount that is or may be deducted from something, especially from taxable income or tax to be paid
“Use the following chart as a guideline to determine if you are able to get a tax deduction for the amount you contribute.”
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The process of conducting calculation or research to arrive at a decision or resolution
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A decrease in an amount
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Explanation based on hypothesis and experiments
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Superstructure or argument
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A direct or natural consequence or result
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A reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something
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The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed
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The reduction of a prison sentence, especially as a reward for good behavior
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The art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions
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