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Deduction is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (countable & uncountable) Deduction is the process or result of thinking about information to find an answer or opinion.
- A detective must uncover the murderer by logical deduction from facts.
- (countable & uncountable) Deduction is the amount or process of taking something away, usually money.
- The average worker takes home about $500 per week after tax and other deductions.