Noun Abatement Definition and Examples





1. the act or state of abating or the state of being abated; reduction; decrease; alleviation; mitigation.

2. suppression or termination: abatement of a nuisance; noise abatement.

3. an amount deducted or subtracted, as from the usual price or the full tax.

4. Law. a reduction of a tax assessment. the termination of a nuisance. a wrongful entry on land made by a stranger, after the owner's death and before the owner's heir or devisee has obtained possession. a decrease in the legacies of a will when the assets of an estate are insufficient to pay all general legacies in full.

5. Also called rebatement. Heraldry. a charge or mark that, when introduced into a coat of arms, indicates the owner's disgrace.


"There can be abatement targets."
"There can be abatement regimes."
"There can be abatement techniques."
"There can be abatement strategies."
"There can be abatement policies."
"There can be abatement costs."
"There can be abatement rules."
"There can be abatement plans."
"There can be abatement methods."
"There can be abatement divisions."
"nuisances can be abated."
"abatements can be on taxes."
"volumes can be abated."
"pollutions can be abated."
"abatements can be for years."
"abatements can be for basmatis."
"abatements can be on reals."
"touchings can be abated."
"taxes can be abated."
"storms can be abated."

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