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abate

(ă-bāt′) [Fr. abattre, to beat down]
1. To lessen or decrease.
2. To cease or cause to cease.
abatement (mĕnt)
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"Jonathan's Ex-media Aide Reuben Abati Writes on Gay Issues in Nigeria." Nostringsng, December 28, 2016.
It must be highlighted that the reduction in seedling length occurs because the water restriction decreases the speed of physiological and biochemical processes, limiting the development (Abati et al., 2014).
[11] A study conducted by Abati et al [16] states that nuclear enlargement alone is not sufficient for diagnosing ASCUS or SIL in postmenopausal cervico-vaginal smears.
(12) L'aggettivo viene efficacemente usato da Velio Abati nella sua recensione ai Paesaggi apparsa il 24 maggio 2012 su II manifesto.
Propiedad de la familia Romero Gaona, inicialmente denominada como Compania Lara-Yuki, recorrio durante varios anos distintas poblaciones espanolas ofreciendo en su repertorio obras fundamentalmente comicas de autores como Antonio Paso, Garcia Alvarez, Joaquin Abati, Arniches o Munoz Seca, definiendose como una carpa autenticamente heredera de las companias aureas del siglo xvii.
In a statement, delivered through his spokesman Reuben Abati, he said: "This is not a time to trade blame or make statements that may overheat the polity, but a time to show understanding and support the electoral commission to conduct the elections successfully."
Nigerian presidential spokesman Reuben Abati has not responded to Anadolu Agency's request for comment on the country's decision to abstain and the accusations already leveled against Jonathan.
Based on this the PDP chairman told the governor of Oyo State Rasheed Ladoja to go and take directives from Adedibu or get out of Government House" (Abati 2006).