abater

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abate +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abater ‎(plural abaters)

  1. One who, or that which, abates. [Early 19th century.][1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese abater, from Late Latin Late Latin *abbatuere, *abattere, from Latin battuere, present active infinitive of battuō, from Gaulish.

Cognate with Galician abater, Spanish abatir, Catalan abatre and French abattre.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.bɐ.ˈteɾ/, [ɐ.βɐ.ˈteɾ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧ter

VerbEdit

abater ‎(first-person singular present indicative abato, past participle abatido)

  1. to collapse
  2. to topple
  3. to slaughter
  4. to abate, weaken

ConjugationEdit

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