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eduction

[ih-duhk-shuh n] /ɪˈdʌk ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of educing.
2.
something educed.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin ēductiōn- (stem of ēductiō), equivalent to ēduct(us) (see educt) + -iōn- -ion
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eduction

/ɪˈdʌkʃən/
noun
1.
something educed
2.
the act or process of educing
3.
the exhaust stroke of a steam or internal-combustion engine Compare induction
Word Origin
C17: from Latin ēductiō, from ēdūcere to educe
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