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[ri-doost, -dyoost] /rɪˈdust, -ˈdyust/
that is or has been reduced.
Mathematics. noting a polynomial equation in which the second highest power is missing:
The cubic equation x 3 − 4x + 4 = 0 is reduced.
Origin of reduced
First recorded in 1620-30; reduce + -ed2
Related forms
nonreduced, adjective
quasi-reduced, adjective
unreduced, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The unreduced indigo will attach itself to the stuff and be wasted.

    Vegetable Dyes

    Ethel M. Mairet
  • But clover will not succeed well on unreduced peaty soils, since it is not able in these to gather food supplies.

  • Her black bulk, solid, unreduced by the frightful crossing, climbed into the brougham.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • He died in 1762, leaving behind him thirteen folio volumes of valuable but unreduced observations.

    History of Astronomy George Forbes

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