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  • 1 abates — a·bate || É™ beɪt v. reduce, decrease, lessen; become less, diminish; annul, suppress (Law) …

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  • 2 Abate — A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), v. i. [See {Abate}, v. t.] 1. To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates. [1913 Webster] The fury of Glengarry . . . rapidly abated. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be defeated, or… …

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  • 3 To abate in lands — Abate A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), v. i. [See {Abate}, v. t.] 1. To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates. [1913 Webster] The fury of Glengarry . . . rapidly abated. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be defeated …

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  • 4 To abate into a freehold — Abate A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), v. i. [See {Abate}, v. t.] 1. To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates. [1913 Webster] The fury of Glengarry . . . rapidly abated. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be defeated …

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  • 7 Abate (eclesiástico) — Abate. Se daba el nombre de abate en España, Francia, Italia y aun en otros países a una persona que no teniendo por lo común mas que órdenes menores católicas, vestía de clérigo a la romana. Antes de la revolución Francesa era infinito el número …

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  • 8 abatismo — abatismo. m. p. us. Poder de los abates. || 2. p. us. Conjunto de abates …

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  • 9 noise — n. 1) to make, produce (a) noise 2) to cut (AE; colloq.), cut down on, reduce the noise 3) constant, persistent; deafening; loud; shrill noise 4) a noise abates, dies down * * * [nɔɪz] cut down on deafening dies down loud persistent produce (a …

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  • 10 abate — [[t]əbe͟ɪt[/t]] abates, abating, abated VERB If something bad or undesirable abates, it becomes much less strong or severe. [FORMAL] The storms had abated by the time they rounded Cape Horn. ...a crime wave that shows no sign of abating. Syn: die …

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  • 11 abatismo — 1. m. 1. p. us. Poder de los abates. 2. p. us. Conjunto de abates …

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  • 12 Abater — A*bat er ( [ e]r), n. One who, or that which, abates. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Abator — A*ba tor ([.a]*b[=a]t [ e]r), n. (Law) (a) One who abates a nuisance. (b) A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] || …

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  • 14 Cooler — Cool er, n. That which cools, or abates heat or excitement. [1913 Webster] If acid things were used only as coolers, they would not be so proper in this case. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything in or by which liquids or other things are cooled …

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  • 15 Who — Who, pron. [Possess. {whose}; object. {Whom}.] [OE. who, wha, AS. hw[=a], interrogative pron., neut. hw[ae]t; akin to OFries. hwa, neut. hwet, OS. hw[=e], neut. hwat, D. wie, neut. wat, G. wer, neut. was, OHG. wer, hwer, neut. waz, hwaz, Icel.… …

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  • 16 Whom — Who Who, pron. [Possess. {whose}; object. {Whom}.] [OE. who, wha, AS. hw[=a], interrogative pron., neut. hw[ae]t; akin to OFries. hwa, neut. hwet, OS. hw[=e], neut. hwat, D. wie, neut. wat, G. wer, neut. was, OHG. wer, hwer, neut. waz, hwaz, Icel …

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  • 17 whose — Who Who, pron. [Possess. {whose}; object. {Whom}.] [OE. who, wha, AS. hw[=a], interrogative pron., neut. hw[ae]t; akin to OFries. hwa, neut. hwet, OS. hw[=e], neut. hwat, D. wie, neut. wat, G. wer, neut. was, OHG. wer, hwer, neut. waz, hwaz, Icel …

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