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deduction
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A Tale of Two Cities
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as in: deduction from the bill Define
an amount subtracted from another amount
  • Miss Pross’s fidelity of belief in Solomon (deducting a mere trifle for this slight mistake) was quite a serious matter with Mr. Lorry, and had its weight in his good opinion of her.

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  • There was a 10 point deduction because the paper was late.
  • What will become of the tax deduction.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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as in: deduction from the bill Define
an amount subtracted from another amount
as in: logical deduction Define
a logical conclusion; or reasoning from the general to the particular
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