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abaissement

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

abaisser (to lower) +‎ -ment

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abaissement m (plural abaissements)

  1. Action of moving or pushing something in a downward direction; a lowering
  2. State resulting from having moved down.
  3. Action of lowering a value; reduction
  4. Action of lowering oneself morally; abasement
  5. (dated) State of something or someone which has lost all pride; abasement
  6. (archaic) Action of rendering or becoming less powerful.

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French abaissement

NounEdit

abaissement

  1. reduction