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Legal Dictionary Term: abate

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Legal Dictionary Term: abate


What is abate?

v. to do away with a problem, such as a public or private nuisance or some structure built contrary to public policy. This can include dikes which illegally direct water onto a neighbor's property, high volume noise from a rock band or a factory, an improvement constructed in violation of building and safety codes, or seepage from a faulty septic tank.


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Date Approved: Apr 16, 2019

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Last Viewed: Jul 6, 2022


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