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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reduction, reducing(noun)

    any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent

  2. reducing(noun)

    loss of excess weight (as by dieting); becoming slimmer

    "a doctor supervised her reducing"


  1. reducing(Adjective)

    That causes reduction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reducing

    of Reduce

  2. Reducing

    a & n. from Reduce

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reducing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3350

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reducing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4021

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How to say reducing in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reducing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reducing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of reducing in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Carlyle:

    Enjoy things which are pleasant that is not the evil it is the reducing of our moral self to slavery by them that is.

  2. Todd Rosenbluth:

    A lot of these funds are reducing the downside or mitigating losses but investors would still have been better keeping their money in cash.

  3. Colin Morgan:

    This work forms an important part of policing football and reducing the risk of violence and disorder at football matches both at home and abroad, violence and racism have no place in football and we will continue to put offenders before the courts as part of our efforts to make football a safer environment for everyone.

  4. Jozsef Varadi:

    Others run campaigns for reducing costs but that's how we do business.

  5. Srinivasan Sitaraman:

    I think China and Russia will say :' Srinivasan Sitaraman backed out of the invitation, the US is the one that is acting irrationally, that is operating irresponsibly, so Both North Korean allies need to ease up on the sanctions to help the North Korea people,' so they have the justification for reducing the sanctions, in some ways, Kim Jong is still playing a masterful game.

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