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When a stock goes ex-dividend the price is usually reduced by the amount of the dividend.
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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… … Dictionary of contemporary English
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… … Grammatical examples in English
reduce — /ri doohs , dyoohs /, v., reduced, reducing. v.t. 1. to bring down to a smaller extent, size, amount, number, etc.: to reduce one s weight by 10 pounds. 2. to lower in degree, intensity, etc.: to reduce the speed of a car. 3. to bring down to a… … Universalium
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… … Dictionary of banking and finance
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 … English dictionary
reduce — re•duce [[t]rɪˈdus, ˈdyus[/t]] v. duced, duc•ing 1) to bring down to a smaller size, amount, price, etc 2) to lower in degree, intensity, etc 3) to demote to a lower rank 4) to treat analytically, as a complex idea 5) to act destructively upon (a … From formal English to slang
reduce —  ‘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’… … The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins
reduce —  ‘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’… … Word origins
reduce the headcount — to dismiss employees It is the bodies, not the headcount, who suffer the reduction: Smith is determined to turn the business round and stripping out costs and reducing the headcount will undoubtedly help. (Sunday Telegraph, 8 August… … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
reduce your commitments — involuntarily to leave employment Not just paying off your debts or moving to a cheaper house: ... a former finance director of Mirror Group Newspapers facing charges of false accounting and conspiring with Robert and Kevin Maxwell, has … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
reduce a decree — In Scotland, the recall of a decree. The difference between reponing a decree and having it reduced, appears to be, that on reponing, the pursuer in the original process, must show that the decree was well founded; but when it is not reponed, the … Ballentine's law dictionary