Sub`trac´tion

n. | 1. | The act or operation of subtracting or taking away a part. |

2. | (Math.) The taking of a lesser number or quantity from a greater of the same kind or denomination; an operation for finding the difference between two numbers or quantities. | |

3. | (Law) The withdrawing or withholding from a person of some right to which he is entitled by law. |

Noun | 1. | subtraction - an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"Synonyms: minus |

2. | subtraction - the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"Synonyms: deductionAntonyms: addition - the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years" |

SUBTRACTION. The act of withholding or detaining anything unlawfully.

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**-- Subtraction --**

Subtraction of conjugal rights

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Subtraction of conjugal rights

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