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abatements

noun
plural of abatement

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1 something that is or may be subtracted
  • entitled to a tax abatement for child care expenses

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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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“Abatements.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abatements. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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