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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. ^ “abater” 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.

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese abater, from Vulgar Latin *abbatere, present active infinitive of *abbatō, *abbatuō, from Latin battuō, from Gaulish.

Cognate with Galician abater, Spanish abatir, Catalan abatre, French abattre, Italian abbattere, and Romanian abate.

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

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