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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

see ABATEMENT.
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According to Abati, the suspension of Sanusi does not stop him from attending the ongoing investigations at the National Assembly, as part of the efforts by the present administration to ensure transparency and accountability in governance.
Mr Abati said Air Marshal Alex Badeh replaces Admiral Ola Ibrahim as the new chief of defence staff, the most senior post in the military.
Massimo fu un'operazione condotta in modo molto cauto, ma efficace: non abbiamo notizia di appropriazioni violente, da parte degli abati e del principe, che acquisto terre con somme in moneta almeno in apparenza del tutto in linea con gli standard di quell'area.
El predominio de las tecnologias de la informacion y las comunicaciones que desde hace varios anos se experimenta en todo el orbe, potenciado por el fenomeno de la globalizacion, conformo lo que se conoce como sociedad de la informacion, cuyo rasgo fundamental es justamente la plena incorporacion de estas TIC en el basto conjunto de actividades sociales, economicas y politicas (Drucker, 1996; Abati 2004; Castells, 2004; Lechuga, 2007).
Presidential spokesman Reuben Abati told The Associated Press on Friday that members of the nation's secret police arrested Sokoto in Taraba state, which borders Cameroon.
(203) See Reuben Abati, Mutallab: We Are Guilty by Association, NIGERIAN VILLAGE SQUARE (Jan.
Second Place: Nicole Hodgins, Southern Division (North Carolina); Catherine Charlton, teacher Third Place: Jena Abati, Eastern Division (New York); Katherine Ciesinski, teacher
Reuben Abati, Beyond the Romantic Appeal of Madness, NIGERIAN VILLAGE SQUARE, Oct.
Reuben Abati of the Guardian Newspaper at the 50th anniversary of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart in order to buttress my point.
(12) /##Ba/ = /##wa/ BA SA AA SU Significado Codigo Bakena wakena wakena ~ Bakena wakena pez Swa, 5 Basi wazi Basi ~ wasi wasi pasto Swa, 8 Baka waka Baka ~ waka waka rko Swa, 54 Batsi wasi Batsi ~ watsi watsi huevo Swa, 66 Bamati wamati Bamati ~ wamati wamati morir Swa, 91 Bari wari Bari ~ wari wari sol Tes, 9 Bana wana Bana ~ wana wana idioma Tes, 89 (13) /#Ba/ = /#wa/ BA SA AA SU Significado Codigo aBati awati aBati aBati fluir Swa, 102 niBa niwa niBa niBa liso Swa, 146 t[??]aBa t[??]awi t[??]a[??]i t[??]aBa mojado Swa, 155 Wistrand no especifica que la alternancia entre /Ba/ en BA y /wa/ en SU este restringida a principio de palabra y lo que encontramos en la actualidad podria ser el resultado de un cambio con respecto al estado de lengua documentado por ella.
Baldelli, M.V., Pirani, A., Motta, M., Abati, E., Mariano, E., y Manzi, V.
En aquel entonces se anunciaba que la compania comico-dramatica de Francisco Garcia Ortega, que fue la encargada de estrenar en 1910 Cuento de abril, se hacia con la gestion del teatro de la Alhambra de Madrid, y con un ambicioso plantel de estrenos, con obras de Benavente, Dicenta, Abati, Arniches, Vital Aza y otros.