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English definition of “letter of abatement”

letter of abatement

noun [C]     (plural letters of abatement) US
an official letter asking for a reduction in the amount of something, or that something should stop : Let our tax advisors help with abatement of penalties and your letter of abatement to the authorities .
(Definition of letter of abatement noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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