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a·bate·ment

 (ə-bāt′mənt)
n.
1. Reduction in amount, degree, or intensity; diminution.
2. The amount lowered; a reduction.
3. Law The act of reducing something, such as a tax, for some period of time or of eliminating something, such as a nuisance, permanently.

abatement

(əˈbeɪtmənt)
n
1. diminution or alleviation; decrease
2. suppression or termination: the abatement of a nuisance.
3. the amount by which something is reduced, such as the cost of an article
4. (Law) property law a decrease in the payment to creditors or legatees when the assets of the debtor or estate are insufficient to meet all payments in full
5. (Law) property law (formerly) a wrongful entry on land by a stranger who takes possession after the death of the owner and before the heir has entered into possession

a•bate•ment

(əˈbeɪt mənt)

n.
1. reduction or alleviation; decrease.
2. suppression or termination: noise abatement.
3. an amount deducted, as from the full price or tax.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abatement - an interruption in the intensity or amount of somethingabatement - an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
break, interruption - some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity; "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"
defervescence - abatement of a fever as indicated by a reduction in body temperature
remission, subsidence, remittal - an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
2.abatement - the act of abatingabatement - the act of abating; "laws enforcing noise abatement"
mitigation, moderation - the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
abatement of a nuisance, nuisance abatement - (law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance

abatement

abatement

noun
2. The act or process of becoming less active or intense:
3. An amount deducted:
Translations
تَخْفِيف، مَبْلَغ مُسقَط مِن الضَّريبه
zeslabenízmírnění
formindskelsereduktion
enyhülés
minnkun, lækkun
zmenšenie
azal ma

abatement

[əˈbeɪtmənt] N
1. (= reduction) [of wind, storm] → amaine m; [of fever, flood] → bajada f; [of anger] → aplacamiento m; [of enthusiasm] → moderación f; [of pain, symptoms] → remisión f
2. (Jur) [of noise, pollution] (= elimination) → eliminación f; (= reduction) → disminución f, moderación f

abatement

[əˈbeɪtmənt] n
noise abatement → lutte f contre le bruit
noise abatement society → ligue pour la lutte contre le bruit

abatement

nNachlassen nt; (of storm, eagerness, interest also)Abflauen nt; (of pain also)Abklingen nt; (of flood)Rückgang m; (of rent, tax)Senkung f; the noise abatement societydie Gesellschaft zur Bekämpfung von Lärm

abatement

[əˈbeɪtmənt] n (frm) (of pollution, noise) → soppressione f, eliminazione f
Noise Abatement Society associazione contro l'inquinamento acustico

abate

(əˈbeit) verb
to become less. The storm abated.
aˈbatement noun
References in classic literature ?
But much abatement is necessary with respect to the incredible bulk he assigns it.
The next morning produced no abatement in these happy symptoms.
Still, there was no abatement in the storm, but it blew harder.
True says the proverb,'' said Wamba, interposing his word, but with some abatement of his usual petulance,
When a thing suited him he paid the price demanded, without thinking to ask for any abatement.
In anticipation of a long residence, and, for the consideration of a considerable abatement in price, she had fortunately paid six months' rent in advance; thus removing from Adrienne the apprehension of having no place in which to cover her head, for some time to come.
For weeks he would lounge around the taverns of the county, in a state of perfect idleness, or doing small jobs for his liquor and his meals, and cavilling with applicants about the prices of his labor; frequently preferring idleness to an abatement of a little of his independence, or a cent in his wages.
Her dejection had no abatement from anything passing around her; a friend or two of her father's, as always happened if he was not with them, spent the long, long evening there; and from six o'clock till half-past nine, there was little intermission of noise or grog.
Fouquet has made an abatement of a third, so that the people have been plundered, without your majesty profiting by it.
For perhaps they have heard some talk, Such an one is a great rich man, and another except to it, Yea, but he hath a great charge of children; as if it were an abatement to his riches.
The evening wore away with no abatement of this soothing politeness; and her spirits were gradually raised to a modest tranquillity.
There had been no abatement in the ferocity of the tempest, nor was there indication of any.