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ab·at·toir

 (ăb′ə-twär′)
n.
A slaughterhouse.

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

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

(ˈæb əˌtwɑr, ˌæb əˈtwɑr)

n.
a slaughterhouse.
[1810–20; < French, =abatt(re) to slaughter (see abate) + -oir -ory2]
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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"
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abattoir

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

abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːʳ] Nmatadero m
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abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːr] n (British)abattoir m
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abattoir

nSchlachthof m
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abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːʳ] n (Brit) → macello, mattatoio
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abattoir

(ˈӕbətwaː) , ((American) ӕbəˈtwa:r) noun
a place where animals are killed for food; a slaughterhouse.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Prince's Countryside Fund director, Claire Saunders, said: "The fund is deeply concerned with ensuring that the critical role local abattoirs play in their economies is recognised, safeguarded and that they have a sustainable future.
It would be much better if sacrificial anAimals are slaughtered in abattoirs inAstead of allowing them to be slaughtered in streets as defilement spreads all over the city and it would be much easier to lift waste of slaughtered animals from slaughAterhouse instead of collecting them from door to door.
A total of 1,884 slaughter animals were handled by the abattoirs of Ras Al Khaimah during the Eid Al Adha holidays.
Inspection teams will tour facilities to make sure all sacrifices are done in licenced abattoirs. Intensive maintenance has been carried out on all machines and around 12,000 livestock are expected to be received at abattoirs from charities alone.
The county-managed abattoirs are said to be operating illegally without the mandatory effluent discharge licenses.
THE permanent secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Chinyeaka Ohaa, has said the administration will not tolerate practices that portray abattoirs in a bad light.
Farmers who have been using Central District Council (CDC) run abattoirs will have to look for alternative abattoirs after government decision to privatise the services, CDC chairperson Mr Peter Williams has said.
A WARNING has been sounded over unlicensed abattoirs in Bahrain allegedly slaughtering animals in substandard facilities without following proper health procedures.
INNOVATION ideas and grant opportunities were discussed at regional forums set up for Wales's abattoirs and meat processors.