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abate

v. to do away with a problem, such as a public or private nuisance or some structure built contrary to public policy. This can include dikes which illegally direct water onto a neighbors property, high volume noise from a rock band or a factory, an improvement constructed in violation of building and safety codes, or seepage from a faulty septic tank. (See: abatement)

abate

(Extinguish), verb abolish, abrogate, annul, cadere, cancel, defeat, destroy, discontinue, dissolve, exterminate, invalidate, nullify, obliterate, put an end to, quash, quell, repeal, rescind, revoke, terminate, void
Associated concepts: abate a bequest, abate a cause of action, abate a debt, abate a devise, abate a legacy, abate an action

abate

(Lessen), verb alleviate, curtail, decline, decrescere, diminish, imminui, lighten, limit, modify, palliate, reduce, relieve, remittere, suppress, temper
Associated concepts: abate a nuisance, abate a tax
See also: abolish, allay, alleviate, assuage, cease, check, commute, curtail, decrease, deduct, diminish, discount, ease, enjoin, give, lapse, lessen, minimize, mitigate, moderate, modify, mollify, obtund, quash, reduce, relax, relieve, remit, restrain, subdue, subside, yield

abate

see ABATEMENT.
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Alcuni erano sorti su terra pubblica ed erano posti sotto il diretto controllo dei principi, che ne designavano gli abati (53), come per le loro chiese private (54).
Abati, Reuben (2008) "Dynasties of Poverty and the Education Challenge"The Nigerian Village Square.
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Logo que voltam da sua excursao guerreira com abati maduro, preparam a bebida e devoram nesta ocasiao os seus inimigos (op.
His mother, Bella degli Abati, died when Dante was seven, and in his late teens his father Alighiero II departed, too, leaving him the male head of the household.
The Cerchi-led Whites included the Adamari, Calvalcanti, Gherardini, Frescobaldi, Scali, Mozzi, Nerli, Abati, Malispini, della Tosa, Biligiardo, Baschiera, and Baldo.
But Abati is not just an outsider writing about what he knew nothing about; he himself had worked and lived there; so, as we say, he spoke as a well-informed insider and gave an eye-witness account.
Interviste 1952- 1994, a cura di Velio Abati, Bollati Boringhieri, Torino 2003.
The current church was built only after Guido's death, when on 10 June 1304 the loggia was burned down by a member of the Black party, ser Neri Abati prior of San Piero Scheraggio.
15 Villa A, Kreimer AR, Polimeni A, Cicciu D, Strohmenger L, Gherlone E, Abati S: Self-reported oral hygiene habits among dental patients in Italy.