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Definition 1: the act of abating - [noun denoting act]

Samples where abatement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • laws enforcing noise abatement

(abatement is a kind of ...) the action of lessening in severity or intensity

"the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"

(... is a kind of abatement ) (law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance

Definition 2: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for abatement in the sense of this definition

(abatement is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of abatement ) abatement of a fever as indicated by a reduction in body temperature

(... is a kind of abatement ) an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

"his cancer is in remission"

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