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re·duc·tion

reduction

 
 
pronunciation:
rih duhk shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of reducing or state of being reduced.
Exercise and the reduction of fat in the diet are two ways to improve health.
similar words:
cut, decrease, loss
definition 2: the amount by which a thing has been lessened or reduced.
The store is selling furniture at a ten-percent reduction off their usual price.
similar words:
discount