Definitions of "abatement"
  1. The process of reducing, lessening, or removing something, or the state once it has been reduced or lessened
  2. The specific sum or quantity that has been reduced, lessened, or removed
How to use "abatement" in a sentence
  1. Due to the noise complaints from the neighbors, there was abatement of loud music in the apartment complex.
  2. After the negotiation, there was an abatement in the amount owed by the tenant to the landlord.
  3. The city announced an abatement in property taxes for all qualifying homeowners.

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