The definition of abatement refers to the process of something ending or becoming less than it was at a prior time.(noun)
An example of abatement would be the reduction in a government fee.
Abatement is defined as the interruption or end of something.(noun)
An example of abatement is when a court case is stopped due to the termination of a law suit.
See abatement in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr: see abate
See abatement in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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