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amalgamation amalgamation
/ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən /

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  • subtraction subtraction  /səb ˈtræk ʃən/ ?  an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two…

    subtraction meaning(s) 

    1. (n) an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
    2. (n) the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

    Synonym(s)

    subtraction usage(s)

    1. The arithmetic that Hitler has taught to Jews in the Third Reich has been the misery of subtraction.
    2. Simplest subtraction has been the decrease of the Reich's Jewish population by emigration, deportation and death.
  • subtractive subtractive  constituting or involving subtraction
  • subtrahend subtrahend  /ˈsəb trə hɛnd/ ?  the number to be subtracted from the minuend
  • subtreasury subtreasury  a subordinate treasury or place of deposit
  • subtropic subtropic  of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
  • subtropical subtropical  /ˈsəb ˈtrɑ pɪ kəl/ ?  of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the…
  • subtropics subtropics  regions adjacent to the tropics
  • subularia subularia  small genus of herbs of north temperate regions and mountains of tropical Africa
  • subularia aquatica subularia aquatica  small aquatic plant having tufted awl-shaped leaves in a basal…
  • subunit subunit  a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic…
  • suburb suburb  /ˈsə bərb/ ?  a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  • suburban suburban  /sə ˈbɜr bən/ ?  relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs
  • suburban area suburban area  a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  • suburbanise suburbanise  take on suburban character
  • suburbanised suburbanised  surrounded by many suburbs
  • suburbanite suburbanite  /sə ˈbɜr bə ˌnaɪt/ ?  a resident of a suburb
  • suburbanize suburbanize  /sə ˈbɜr bə ˌnaɪz/ ?  take on suburban character
  • suburbanized suburbanized  surrounded by many suburbs
  • suburbia suburbia  /sə ˈbɜr bi ə/ ?  a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  • subvent subvent  guarantee financial support of
  • subvention subvention  /səb ˈvɛn ʃən/ ?  grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational…
  • subversion subversion  /səb ˈvɜr ʒən/ ?  destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining…
  • subversive subversive  /səb ˈvɜr sɪv/ ?  in opposition to a civil authority or government
  • subversive activity subversive activity  the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally…
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