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The amount by which something is made smaller, less, or lower
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“A tendency to lose balance among elderly people often results in an overall reduction in their level of physical activity.”
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A subtraction or decrease, especially the price or cost of something
“How the HSE brought about a marked reduction in the cost of medication illustrates how difficult it is to manage a public service as a business.”
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The act or state of alleviating or providing relief
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“The reduction of discomfort and alteration of symptoms are often goals in the early phase of treatment.”
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A lowering of rank or status
“For this action, the member received a suspended reduction to the rank of airman.”
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A reduction in the value of an asset over time, due in particular to wear and tear
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A discount or reduction in the price of consumer costs
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A (gradual) diminishing or reduction in strength or efficacy
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The process of abbreviating something
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The property of being thrifty
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An amount of money that can be earned or received free of tax
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A lack or deficiency of something
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The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
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The process of becoming smaller
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Pulverisation or pulverization
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Stopping proliferation of nuclear weapons
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The act of severing or the state of being severed
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A statement or assertion that makes another less absolute
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A concentrated form or essence of something
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(shopping) A special deal
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A thing that uses up, or places huge demands on, a particular resource
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A general description or plan showing the essential features of something but without the detail
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The action of subordinating or the state of being subordinate
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The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed
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A musical composition arranged for performance with instruments or voices differing from those originally specified
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A regulation or limitation that restricts
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A loss of success or status
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A metal made by combining two or more metallic elements, especially to give greater strength or resistance to corrosion
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