Meaning of ABATEMENT in English

ABATEMENT

noun a mark of dishonor on an escutcheon.

2. abatement ·noun the amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed.

3. abatement ·noun the entry of a stranger, without right, into a freehold after the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.

4. abatement ·noun the act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof.

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