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One entry found for deduction.
Main Entry: de·duc·tion
Pronunciation: di-primarystressdschwak-shschwan
Function: noun
1 a : an act of taking away b : something that is or may be subtracted <deductions from taxable income>
2 a : the drawing of a conclusion by reasoning; especially : reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from a general rule or principle b : a conclusion reached by such reasoning
- de·duc·tive /-primarystressdschwak-tiv/ adjective
- de·duc·tive·ly adverb

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