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abate

verb [I] uk   us   /əˈbeɪt/ formal
to become less strong: The storm/wind/rain has started to abate. The fighting in the area shows no sign of abating.
See also
abatement
noun [U] uk   us   /-mənt/
Translations of “abate”
in Vietnamese dịu đi…
in Spanish disminuir, amainar…
in Thai น้อยลง, สิ้นสุด…
in Malaysian reda…
in French diminuer…
in German nachlassen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減少, 減弱, 減輕…
in Indonesian reda…
in Russian уменьшаться, ослабевать, утихать…
in Turkish zayıf düşmek, güçsüzleşmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减少, 减弱, 减轻…
in Polish słabnąć…
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