Definition of abatement in English:
(Often in legal use) the ending, reduction, or lessening of something: noise abatement an abatement in the purchase price
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- A single case of noise-induced hearing loss might be the trigger for intensified noise abatement.
- But victims complain that it takes a long time to obtain a noise abatement notice requiring their neighbours to turn down the volume.
- The pub was served with the noise abatement order after a resident of a neighbouring housing development complained to the council.
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