noun: Diminution in amount, degree, or intensity; moderation.
noun: The amount lowered; a reduction.
noun: Law The act of eliminating or annulling.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
The centers are a lost cause, and pre-fire prevention and abatement is obviously the most bang for the buck.
For this particular story, we'll say the abatement is contained within the community (rather than a new, out-of-state biz, which is good locally and bad elsewhere).
By the rude poets of the age, John of Brienne is compared to Hector, Roland, and Judas Machabaeus: 43 but their credit, and his glory, receive some abatement from the silence of the Greeks.
With taxes, you know what carbon abatement is going to cost (which industry usually likes, see comment #2 above), but the actual amount of carbon abatement is uncertain (which environmentalists don’t like).
Either way, the result -- in theory -- will be cost-effective pollution abatement, that is, overall abatement achieved at minimum aggregate cost.