batement

batement

(ˈbeɪtmənt)
n
archaic reduction; abatement
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The coomb, seam, hobbett, gawn, faggott, gad burthen, (the three last particularly applied to different weights of steel) the fother, cade, last, dicker, wey, clove, boll, batement, windle, hoop, kernel, frolet, eighteen day, and half eighteen day measures.
In some states, local governments can recover costs associated with nuisance abatement via an abatement lien; however, batement s upfront costs act as a disincentive for code enforcement to use against foreclosed homes as they have limited budgets and the increasing uncertainty of recovering those costs against insolvent lending institutions.
Recent publications such as College Debt and the American Family, Student Loan Debt: Problems and Prospects, Life After Debt: Results of the National Student Loan Survey, and Condemning Students to Debt are evidence that Senator Pell is one among many who are concerned about the influence of undergraduate financial indebtedness upon students' post collegiate choices (The Education Resources Institute & The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 1995, The Institute for Higher Education Policy, Sallie Mae Education Institute and The Education Resources Institute, 1988, Fossey & Batement, 1998).