Reduction

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Definition

a reduction: a decrease, a diminution, a decline, a drop, a loss
noun

one Euro price reduction (on bread): a decrease, a lessening, a cutback of one Euro price (on bread)
idiom

Examples

  • "Can't you give a colleague a reduction?"
  • "They are setting an example for other businesses through the introduction of green-roof technology and carbon reduction labelling;"
  • "People appreciate the aesthetics of the plants and the architecture, but they also notice the reduction of heating costs, and the water being saved."
  • "Belinda has been applying it every morning, and is now looking much younger with some reduction of facial wrinkles."
  • "European Supermarkets , which will be forced to give a one Euro price reduction for each minute a customer spends waiting in the check-out queue."
  • "Like most companies, we've already introduced the quick fixes: paper recycling, energy-saving light bulbs, reductions to our photocopying and printer use, that sort of thing."

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