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abatement

 [ah-bāt´ment]
decrease in severity of a pain, symptom, or disorder.

a·bate·ment

(ă-bāt'ment),
1. A diminution or easing.
2. Reduction, ultimately elimination, of public-health nuisances such as smoke or loud noise.
[abate, fr. M.E. abaten, fr. O.Fr. abattre, to beat down, fr. L. L. batto, to beat, + -ment]

abatement

/abate·ment/ (ah-bāt´ment) decrease in severity of a pain or symptom.

abatement

[əbāt′mənt]
a decrease in severity of symptoms. abate, v.

Abatement

Any set of measures designed to reduce a hazard in the environment—e.g., to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards in accordance with established federal standards. Abatement can include removal, replacement, encapsulation, and all associated preparation, cleanup, and disposal activities.

a·bate·ment

(ă-bāt'ment)
1. A diminution or easing.
2. Reduction, ultimately elimination, of public-health nuisances such as smoke or loud noise.
[abate, fr. M.E. abaten, fr. O.Fr. abattre, to beat down, fr. L. L. batto, to beat, + -ment]

abatement (əbāt´ment),

n a decrease in severity of pain or symptoms.
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