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abated

Said of a surface that has been cut away or beaten down so as to show a pattern or figure in low relief; also see relief.
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A spokesperson for the National Centre for Meterology (NCM) UAE said that the anticipation of the weather being rough had abated, the skies were partly cloudy and hazy, but there was a chance of strong winds accompanied by occasional rain in some parts of the country especially after sunset.
A nuisance per se is a nuisance under any and all circumstances because it poses as a direct menace to public health or safety, and thus, may be summarily abated, while a nuisance per accidens is such nuisance, depending upon certain conditions, and thus, cannot be summarily abated.
Tenders will also be sought for the provision of new mercury abatement and any associated building works to facilitate an abated installation.
The proposed disclosure requirements would include general descriptive information, such as the particular tax that is being abated; criteria that must be met for taxpayers to be eligible for the abatement; and provisions for recapturing abated taxes.
The bank said that downside risks to the global economy appeared to have abated, particularly in China, Europe and the United States.
TOKYO - Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday as worries about the eurozone debt crisis abated after European Union leaders reached an agreement last week on ways to address it.
If there is any violation involving equipment, MSHA is able to immediately shut down the equipment until the violation is abated.
The court also abated the closure cases against the Turkish Communist Party and the Turkish Socialist Workers' Party on the same reason.
Thus, over the ten years during which The Capri's taxes are abated under the program, a typical buyer can save tens of thousands of dollars," he points out.
The hardships of living in early 19th-century Massachusetts are graphically depicted, including dentistry with mallet and pliers, harsh winters in which hunger is abated with scrawny game meat, and alcohol is the only relief for physical pain.
Even when a market has been created and can consume all the tires, we are now saying a fee is still necessary," though he suggests that states that have successfully abated former stockpiles might consider reducing their fees on new tires.
New York revivals of Kramer's call to arms and Vogel's touching allegory remind us that the AIDS crisis has not abated.