abatement

[ə'beɪtmənt]
nome (of fever, noise) abbassamento m., diminuzione f.
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noun diminuzione
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abatement /əˈbeɪtmənt/
n. [u]
1 diminuzione, riduzione; calo, ribasso, riduzione (di prezzi, ecc.)
2 (del vento, ecc.) il calmarsi, il placarsi
3 (delle acque, ecc.) abbassamento
4 (di un dolore, ecc.) alleviamento; lenimento
5 eliminazione, soppressione: a barrier for the abatement of the noise of railway traffic, una barriera per l'eliminazione del rumore del traffico ferroviario
6 (comm.) abbuono; defalcazione; detrazione
7 (fin.) abbattimento, riduzione (di un'imposta, ecc.)
8 (leg.) annullamento; estinzione; riduzione: abatement at law, annullamento di una causa; abatement of a gift, riduzione di una donazione
9 (tecn.) sgrosso
● (leg.) abatement of a nuisance, eliminazione unilaterale di una molestia □ (fin.) tax abatement, sgravio fiscale.
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[ə'beɪtmənt]
nome (of fever, noise) abbassamento m., diminuzione f.

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