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abatement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ABATEMENT

1
something that is or may be subtracted <entitled to a tax abatement for child care expenses>
2
the amount by which something is lessened <there's been a significant abatement in noise from the floor above since the upstairs neighbors installed carpets>

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May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
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