Reduced - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rəˈduːst|  American pronunciation of the word reduced
Brit.  |rɪˈdjuːst|  British pronunciation of the word reduced
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto reduce
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto reduce

adjective

- well below normal (especially in price) (syn: rock-bottom)

Examples

Stricter speed limit enforcement has reduced the number of car accidents.

Her prison sentence was reduced from 15 years to 10.

Better gas mileage is a secondary benefit of reduced speed limits.

They've reduced the number of personnel working on the project.

The company is forecasting reduced profits.

The price of the item has been reduced to compensate for a defect.

The fog reduced visibility to a quarter of a mile.

...by the end of hostilities the populace had been reduced to a level of bestiality that would have been unthinkable before the war...

...the complicacy of the theory of relativity is such that it cannot be reduced to a few words that are readily comprehensible to the layman...

Students must establish a domicile in the state to be eligible for reduced tuition.

...that crack has flawed the vase to the extent that its value in the antiques market is greatly reduced...

...in exchange for a reduced sentence, the thief agreed to incriminate his accomplice...

The size of the army was reduced during peacetime.

...if people took the simple preventive of frequently washing their hands, the spread of germs could be greatly reduced...

The earthquake reduced the whole town to rubble.

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