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Synonyms for abate

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for abate

to become or cause to become less active or intense

to take away (a quantity) from another quantity

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Synonyms for abate

make less active or intense


become less in amount or intensity

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"The lady who has taken over in acting capacity has been long within the system and so everyone can remain assured that there will be stability and that the institution will remain very strong," Abati said in a statement.
ABUJA (TAP) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked top military chiefs, his spokesman Reuben Abati has said without providing any reason for the dismissals.
President had signed the bill into law, a statement will be issued on it within the week," Reuben Abati, presidential spokesman, told Reuters.
Nella formazione del primo codice della Chiesa il titolo De Curia dioecesana e apparso a stadio avanzato dei lavori e precisamente dopo che furono inviate le bozze del I e II libro del Codice ai vescovi, abati e superiori dei religiosi, il 20 marzo 1912 (20).
He left Obasanjo at 1:25pm and went to the house of his special media adviser Dr Reuben Abati. Fielding questions from reporters after the latter meeting, Jonathan said he remained Obasanjo's son, adding: "Of course, you know that Reuben's house and former president Obasanjo's house are just about 10 minutes' drive to each other.
La convocazione e indirizzata innanzi tutto ai soggetti ecclesiastici: arcivescovi, vescovi, abati e priori dovranno con-venire a Roma personalmente o tramite <<idonei rappresentanti>> (<<idoneos responsales>>).
This was expressed in a statement issued by the president's special advisor on media and publicity, Dr Reuben Abati. Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku described the late Pini Jason as a columnist who distinguished himself as a fearless writer who never hesitated to be on the side of what is good and right.
He was the son of the first known boss of the family, Francesco 'Frank' Lanza, and took over in 1961 when Michael Abati was indicted and then deported.
Abati, "Dental and periodontal history of oncologic patients on parenteral bisphosphonates with or without osteonecrosis of the jaws: a pilot study," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology, vol.
President Goodluck Jonathan's spokesman, Reuben Abati, said in a statement that their loss was "extremely painful to the entire nation." He said the president had ordered an investigation to determine the cause of the crash.
"The issue of re-energising (the) bi-national joint commission was raised with a view to promoting trade relations between the two countries," Reuben Abati told reporters after Jonathan held talks with President Asif Ali Zardari.
A spokesman for the President , Reuben Abati, confirmed the sacking, saying: "The NSA (national security adviser) has been dropped...
On y trouve des athletes, entraEneurs et arbitres de toutes disciplines comme le handballeur JoE1/2l Abati, le sprinter Ronald Pognon, l'entraEneur de hand-ball Daniel Costantini, le gymnaste Yann Cucherat, le footballeur Vikash Dhorasoo, le marcheur Yohann Diniz, le cycliste Jerome Neuville ou encore la judokate Frederique Jossinet.