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English noun: abatement

1. abatement (event) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

Synonymshiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension

Broader (hypernym)break, interruption

Narrower (hyponym)defervescence, remission, remittal, subsidence

2. abatement (act) the act of abating

SamplesLaws enforcing noise abatement.

Broader (hypernym)mitigation, moderation

Narrower (hyponym)abatement of a nuisance, nuisance abatement

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