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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.

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).

deduction

Etymology: L, deducere, to lead
a system of reasoning that leads from a known principle to an unknown, or from the general to the specific. Deductive reasoning is used to test diagnostic hypotheses.

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)
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During the three week period as Republicans rushed through a partisan anti-middle class and anti-New York tax bill, Schumer loudly and staunchly opposed the first proposed elimination, and then cap, of the state and local tax deductions, also known as SALT.
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Line 31 of Part IV requires taxpayers to determine the book expense and tax deduction for columns (A) and (D) relating to accrued liabilities.