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abate +‎ -able

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abatable (comparative more abatable, superlative most abatable)

  1. Capable of being abated. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.][1]
    an abatable writ or nuisance.

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  1. ^ “abatable” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 2.