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ChronoZonedDateTime minus(TemporalAmount) method in Java with Examples

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  • Last Updated : 28 Jan, 2022
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minus() method of a ChronoZonedDateTime class used to returns a copy of this date-time with the specified amount subtracted to date-time.The amount is typically Period or Duration but may be any other type implementing the TemporalAmount interface.

default ChronoZonedDateTime minus(TemporalAmount amountTosubtract)

Parameters: This method accepts one single parameter amountTosubtract which is the amount to subtract, It should not be null.
Return value: This method returns ChronoZonedDateTime based on this date-time with the subtraction made, not null
Exception: This method throws following Exceptions: 

  • DateTimeException: if the subtraction cannot be made</li 
  • ArithmeticException: if numeric overflow occurs

Below programs illustrate the minus() method:
Program 1: 


// Java program to demonstrate
// ChronoZonedDateTime.minus() method
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoUnit;
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        // create a ChronoZonedDateTime object
        ChronoZonedDateTime zonedlt
            = ZonedDateTime
        // subtract 10 Days to ChronoZonedDateTime
        ChronoZonedDateTime value
            = zonedlt.minus(Period.ofDays(10));
        // print result
        System.out.println("ChronoZonedDateTime after"
                           + " subtracting Days:\n "
                           + value);


ChronoZonedDateTime after subtracting Days:



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