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abandonment

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2 the act of abandoning
  • the law says abandonment by the owner of any building for more than a year entitles the city to sell it

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3 the act of putting an end to something planned or previously agreed to
  • the park commissioner cited cost considerations as the main reason for the project's abandonment

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The first known use of abandonment was in 1593

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“Abandonment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abandonment. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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