AskDefine | Define reduced

Dictionary Definition

reduced adj
1 made less in size or amount or degree [syn: decreased] [ant: increased]
2 well below normal (especially in price) [syn: rock-bottom]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • italbrac UK: /rɪˈdjuːst/, /rI"dju:st/
  • italbrac US: , /rɪˈdust/, /rI"dust/ or , /rɪˈdjust/, /rI"djust/

Verb

reduced
  1. past of reduce

Adjective

  1. Made smaller or less.
    • reduced prices
  2. In cookery, of a sauce, etc., made more concentrated.
    • chicken served with a reduced red wine sauce.

Translations

made smaller
of a sauce, made more concentrated
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Extensive Definition

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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