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abate
American English: /əˈbeɪt/
British English: /əˈbeɪt/

Translation of abate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (calm) 1.2 (remove)
    (nuisance/pollution)
    poner término a
    Example sentences
    • Space constraint did not abate their zeal to get a glimpse of the amazing cultural divergence of the nation.
    • Let's work on abating the mosquitoes in this environment.
    • In the same breath I say the government and police are the ones responsible for solving or abating the situation.

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