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  • 1 reduce to order — index arrange (methodize), classify, codify, file (arrange), orchestrate, organize (arrange) …

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  • 2 order — Synonyms and related words: Bronze Star Medal, Croix de Guerre, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Unit Citation, MO,… …

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  • 3 Reduce — Re*duce (r[ e]*d[=u]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reduced} ( d[=u]st ),; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reducing} ( d[=u] s[i^]ng).] [L. reducere, reductum; pref. red . re , re + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Redoubt}, n.] 1. To bring or lead back to any… …

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  • 4 reduce — [ri do͞os′, ridyo͞os′] vt. reduced, reducing [ME reducen < L reducere, to lead back < re , back + ducere, to lead: see DUCT] 1. a) to lessen in any way, as in size, weight, amount, value, price, etc.; diminish b) to put into a simpler or… …

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  • 5 reduce — re‧duce [rɪˈdjuːs ǁ rɪˈduːs] verb [transitive] to make something less or smaller in price, amount, or size: • Jobs have been cut in order to reduce costs. • Prices have been reduced by 20%. reduce something (from something) to something …

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  • 6 Order of the Bath — Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) Awarded by the Queen of the United Kingdom Motto TRIA IUNCTA IN UNO …

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  • 7 Order of Preachers —     Order of Preachers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Preachers     As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the… …

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  • 8 Order — Or der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ordered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ordering}.] [From {Order}, n.] 1. To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to direct; to… …

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  • 9 Order arms — Order Or der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ordered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ordering}.] [From {Order}, n.] 1. To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to… …

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  • 10 reduce, reuse, recycle — ► ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY an expression used to encourage people to waste less, by using less and using things again, in order to protect the environment Main Entry: ↑reduce …

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  • 11 reduce — re|duce W1S1 [rıˈdju:s US rıˈdu:s] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: reducere to lead back , from ducere to lead ] 1.) [T] to make something smaller or less in size, amount, or price = ↑cut →↑reduction ▪ The governor announced a new plan to… …

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  • 12 reduce — 01. The government hopes that by raising taxes on cigarettes, it will be able to [reduce] the number of teenagers who start smoking. 02. Criminologists believe that the [reduction] in violent crime in this country is due to the fact that our… …

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  • 13 reduce — /rɪ dju:s/ verb 1. to make something smaller or lower ● We must reduce expenditure if we want to stay in business. ● They have reduced prices in all departments. ● We were expecting the government to reduce taxes not to increase them. ● We have… …

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  • 14 Order statistic — Probability distributions for the n = 5 order statistics of an exponential distribution with θ = 3 In statistics, the kth order statistic of a statistical sample is equal to its kth smallest value. Together with rank statistics, order statistics… …

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  • 15 Order (group theory) — This article is about order in group theory. For order in other branches of mathematics, see Order (mathematics). For order in other disciplines, see Order. In group theory, a branch of mathematics, the term order is used in two closely related… …

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  • 16 Order of Railroad Telegraphers — The Order of Railroad Telegraphers (ORT) was a United States labor union established in the late nineteenth century to promote the interests of telegraph operators working for the railroads. Contents 1 Background and Early History 2 Increased… …

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  • 17 reduce — [[t]rɪdju͟ːs, AM du͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦ reduces, reducing, reduced 1) VERB If you reduce something, you make it smaller in size or amount, or less in degree. [V n] It reduces the risks of heart disease... [V n] Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent …

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  • 18 reduce — [14] ‘Lessen, diminish’ is a comparatively recent semantic development for reduce. Its Latin ancestor was certainly not used in that sense. This was redūcere, a compound verb formed from the prefix re ‘back, again’ and dūcere ‘lead, bring’… …

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  • 19 reduce — [14] ‘Lessen, diminish’ is a comparatively recent semantic development for reduce. Its Latin ancestor was certainly not used in that sense. This was redūcere, a compound verb formed from the prefix re ‘back, again’ and dūcere ‘lead, bring’… …

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  • 20 order of business — a task assigned or to be dealt with: Our first order of business is to reduce expenses. [1905 10] * * * …

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