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Synonyms of reduction in English:


  • 1 a reduction in pollution
    lessening, lowering, decrease, diminution, fade-out
  • 2 a staff reduction
    cutback, cut, downsizing, scaling down, trimming, pruning, axing, chopping
  • 3 a reduction in inflationary pressure
    easing, lightening, moderation, alleviation
  • 4 a reduction in status
    demotion, downgrading, lowering
  • 5 substantial reductions
    discount, markdown, deduction, cut, price cut
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