Definition of Abatement in English :

Define Abatement in English

Abatement meaning in English

Meaning of Abatement in English

Pronunciation of Abatement in English

Abatement pronunciation in English

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1. abatement, hiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension

an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

2. abatement

the act of abating

Example Sentences:
'laws enforcing noise abatement'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of abatement
diminution or alleviation; decrease
suppression or termination
the abatement of a nuisance
the amount by which something is reduced, such as the cost of an article
4. 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. 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

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see synonyms of abatement
a lessening or reduction
an amount deducted; extent of a reduction
3.  Law
the termination of a suit, quashing of a nuisance, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of abatement
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.

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