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abate

verb [I] uk   /əˈbeɪt/ formal us  
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   /-mənt/ us  
Translations of “abate”
in Spanish disminuir, amainar…
in French diminuer…
in German nachlassen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減少, 減弱, 減輕…
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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