abatement of a nuisance

noun
(law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance
Syn: ↑nuisance abatement
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence
Hypernyms: ↑abatement
Hyponyms: ↑asbestos abatement

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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