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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