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deduction

 [de-duk´shun]
reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from the premises; reasoning from the general to the particular.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

de·duc·tion

(dē-dŭk'shŭn),
The logical derivation of a conclusion from certain premises. The conclusion will be true if the premises are true and the deductive argument is valid. Compare: induction (9).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

de·duc·tion

(dĕ-dŭk'shŭn)
The logical derivation of a conclusion based on certain premises. The conclusion will be true if the premises are true and the deductive argument is valid.
Compare: induction (9)
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Last year, then chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had taken suo motu notice on public complaints that an unreasonable and high amount of tax/other charges were being deducted from the topping up balance through 'easy load' and calling cards, besides taxing the calls.
He further directed the management to also deduct salaries of absent workers from the month of October, November, December and January on which GM HR compliance and deducted salaries of absent workers which worth more than 80 million rupees.
The workers had protested for two-and-a-half days, but the factory agreed to deduct only one day of their wages and all contract staff that went to vote on July 29, will not have their wages deducted for the two days they were on leave.
'In 2015-16, Rs6,127.115 million was deducted while in 2016-17 another Rs294.5 million was deducted.
In 2015-16, Rs6127.115 million were deducted and in 2016-17 another Rs294.5 million were deducted, which takes the total amount deducted in the last three financial to Rs7054.734million.The FBR has also deducted various other amounts from the PCF, in respect of claims over different departments of the Sindh government with respect to Sales Tax.
2) Fees on a taxable account may not be deducted from an IRA.
Current Division 2 Standings: 1st Endeavour 25/121; 2nd Lord Westbury 25/115; 3rd Wee Willie 26/110 (2pts deducted); 4th Grenadier 24/101; 5th Red Rose 26/96 (2pts deducted); 6th Albion Club 25/85; 7th Crown & Mitre 25/85; 8th BFSC 25/82; 9th Smithy B 25/80; 10th Spitfire B 24/75 (3pts deducted); 11th Red Rose B 26/74; 12th Captain Cook 25/73 (5pts deducted); 13th Erimus 2/73 (2 pts deducted); 14th Lord Nelson 25/63 (9pts deducted); 15th Jolly Farmers 25/55 (6pts deducted)
I rang to be told I could not have an amended bill (strange, when if an estimated bill is wrong, you are sent a new bill) but the pounds 30 would be deducted from my next quarterly bill.
Even when a contract does exist, however, it is not clear that advance payments may be deducted in the year of payment if, for example, monthly payment options are available.
"* Defendants have improperly deducted certain costs related to home video other than the enumerated costs set forth in the agreement;
Although the landlord is entitled to deduct these payments, the law is unclear on whether the payments can be deducted either when they come due or ratably over the term of the new lease.