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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Reduction; decrease; An interruption in the intensity or amount of something.

Usage examples (32)
  • Maybe the drivers could be served with a noise abatement notice?
  • Laws enforcing noise abatement
  • Remodeling or demolition legally requires abatement, which is removal of the asbestos and other hazards such as lead.
  • David Bugher, Lakewood's assistant city manager and community development director, said the abatement is the most significant the city has faced since it incorporated... for more
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