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ab·at·toir

 (ăb′ə-twär′)
n.
A slaughterhouse.

[French, from abattre, to strike down, from Old French; see abate.]

abattoir

(ˈæbəˌtwɑː)
n
(Agriculture) another name for slaughterhouse
[C19: French, from abattre to fell]

ab•at•toir

(ˈæb əˌtwɑr, ˌæb əˈtwɑr)

n.
a slaughterhouse.
[1810–20; < French, =abatt(re) to slaughter (see abate) + -oir -ory2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abattoir - a building where animals are butcheredabattoir - a building where animals are butchered
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"

abattoir

noun slaughterhouse, shambles, butchery The report said that conditions in the abattoir were appalling.
Translations
مَسْلَخ، مَذْبَح
кланица
jatky
slagtehusslagteri
teurastamo
vágóhíd
sláturhús
skerdykla
lopkautuve
jatky

abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːʳ] Nmatadero m

abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːr] n (British)abattoir m

abattoir

nSchlachthof m

abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːʳ] n (Brit) → macello, mattatoio

abattoir

(ˈӕbətwaː) , ((American) ӕbəˈtwa:r) noun
a place where animals are killed for food; a slaughterhouse.
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The Nairobi county government on Monday gave operators of unlicensed abattoirs 60 days to comply with the set standards or have their premises closed.
AN alert has been sounded over unlicensed abattoirs in Bahrain where animals are allegedly being slaughtered in shocking conditions.
Les abattoirs qui ne sont pas aux normes seront fermes alors que d'autres seront mis a niveau et partiellement rehabilites, telles sont les mesures urgentes decidees lors d'une seance de travail tenue mardi, au departement du Commerce, par les ministres du Commerce, Omar El Behi, de l'agriculture, des ressources hydrauliques et de la peche, Samir Ettaieb et des affaires locales et de l'environnement, Riadh Mouakhar.
Summary: Municipality urges residents to sacrifice animals at its abattoirs, makes plans to minimise rush
26 (BNA): Five temporary abattoirs will operate under the supervision of accredited veterinaries to ensure compliance with health requirements.
Al Hammadi explained the readiness of the abattoirs in Dubai to meet the needs of the public in a healthy and safe manner.
PARIS -- French lawmakers on Tuesday proposed mandatory surveillance cameras for abattoirs to combat cruelty against livestock after an animal rights group published shocking slaughterhouse videos.
Prevalence of cysticercosis is more in underdeveloped countries, and people working in abattoirs are at greater risk to contract infection during handling of slaughtered carcass.
ABIG boost in investment will be needed to secure the longterm future of abattoirs in Wales, a new report has concluded.
ABATTOIRS in Wales contribute PS461m to the national economy each year but many face a bleak future without significant investment, a new report has concluded.
BRUSSELS, May 30 (KUNA) -- The unsedated slaughter of animals will in future only be tolerated at officially recognised abattoirs in the northern Belgium region of Flanders, Belgian media reported Saturday.