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- v. Present participle of reduce.
- adj. That causes reduction.
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- a & n. from reduce.
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- n. 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
- n. loss of excess weight (as by dieting); becoming slimmer
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In the short term reducing government spending will make the economy worse.
Shame on those who fell back on tired and silly arguements that are little more than retreads of alarmist arguements used against the sulfur dioxide cap and trade legislation of many years ago ....... legislation that also did not significantly affect jobs and costs while being very successful in reducing acid rain.
This is an important first step in reducing costs in health care.
Moreover, we are asked to take on faith that such a law would actually be effective in reducing the availability of guns to criminals.
Increasing tax on alcohol and restricting hours of sale have been shown to be effective in reducing alcohol consumption.
It seems to me that there is more danger of abuse in reducing warrant requirements for questions relating to national security than there is for common murder.
This means that there would be no benefit in reducing the work force to allow for variance in customer demand.
There is the Ron Paul wing, which is truly interested in reducing the size of all phases of government and to limit our nation's involvement overseas.
With all the civil unrest going on worldwide, along with rogue nations trying to acquire nuclear weapons, this a great step forward in reducing both nuclear arsenals of the superpowers. machtim akannah
Do you think that the government program will result in reducing health care costs?