(to) abate

(to) abate /əˈbeɪt/
A v. t.
1 abbassare; ribassare; diminuire; ridurre; calare: to abate prices, ribassare (o calare) i prezzi
2 alleviare; lenire; mitigare: The pills will abate your pain, le pillole ti allevieranno il dolore
3 por fine a, far cessare, eliminare, sopprimere: We must abate air pollution, dobbiamo eliminare l'inquinamento atmosferico
4 (comm.) defalcare; detrarre
5 (fin.) abbattere, ridurre (un'imposta)
6 (leg.) annullare; estinguere; eliminare
7 (tecn.) ribassare, sgrossare (un pezzo, ecc.)
B v. i.
1 diminuire, ridursi, indebolirsi
2 (del vento, ecc.) calmarsi, placarsi
3 (delle acque di piena, ecc.) abbassarsi; calare di livello
4 (leg.: di un appello, ecc.) perdere validità; diventare nullo
5 (leg.: di un lascito, ecc.) ridursi.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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