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as in: deduction from the bill Define
an amount subtracted from another amount
  • Now it has been one of my duties of late to pay Flite a certain weekly allowance, deducting from it the amount of her weekly rent, which I have paid (in consequence of instructions I have received) to Krook himself, regularly in her presence.

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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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