abatement abatement  /ə ˈbeɪt mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  2. (n) the act of abating

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Noise abatement rules only add to their burden at the touchiest moments of flight.
  2. By accomplishing that much Manhattan took the initiative of noise abatement for the entire country.
  3. Over time, emissions trading may lead to an abatement in the level of greenhouse gases without large job losses or high costs to industry and consumers.

News

  1. Bill would cap Phila. tax abatement

    Philadelphia City Council gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would cap the 10-year tax abatement on new residential construction at $500,000 of value. The cap would go into effect in July 2015.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Bill to Cap Residential Tax Abatement Gets Approval

    City Council gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would cap the 10-year tax abatement on new residential construction at $500,000 of value. The cap would go into effect in July 2015.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Tyler city council approves tax abatement

    The Tyler City Council approved a tax abatement agreement with Hood Flexible Packaging Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of heavy duty plastic shipping sacks, The agreement allows for a three-year 100 percent abatement for a $12 million investment, that could result in 12 to 15 new jobs in Tyler.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KLTV 7 Tyler

Quotes

  1. "The scheme will include maximum practical coverage of emissions sources and sinks, and all greenhouse gases," Mr Howard said in his weekly radio address. "There will also be incentives for firms to undertake abatement in the lead up to the...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "And it's about credit for people. They have to be able to purchase their cars. They have to be able to send the kids back to school. They need some mortgage abatement," Biden added. "And so, that's what we're focusing on in this 350, this...
    on Jan 25, 2009 By: Joe Biden Source: AFP

  3. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in a statement: "We will now be creating an additional civilian inspection unit at the Fire Department dedicated to construction, demolition and abatement sites."
    on Dec 22, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: FOXNews

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