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

Translation of abate in Italian:

transitive verb

[formal]
  • 2 (Law) (end) See examples:to abate a nuisance
    annullare un danno, eliminare una molestia

intransitive verb

  • (flood, wind, fever)
    abbassarsi, calare
    (storm, rage)
    placarsi
    (shock)
    ridursi, attenuarsi

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