abatement of a nuisance


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n abatement of a nuisance (law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance
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In literature:

The nuisance of long clothes he attempted to abate in a similar way.
"Peter the Great" by Jacob Abbott
But Dick Adams, who was a natural mechanic, was making a pair of plugs to abate this nuisance.
"The Yacht Club" by Oliver Optic
The first time he came it was in state, and he made a personal inspection of that awful drain and gave orders to abate the nuisance.
"A Prisoner in Turkey" by John Still
A portion of the company had by that time commenced ascending the steps, carrying the abated boy-nuisance and accompanying his mother.
"The Coward" by Henry Morford

In news:

JOHNSONBURG – After declaring a residence at the west end of Johnsonburg a public nuisance, the Johnsonburg Borough Council took further action during Monday's meeting to abate the property.
A combination of existing city police powers, state laws and a modified police nuisance -calls ordinance will be used to address abatement of chronic troubled properties in San Jacinto.
News-Argus/Jack Stephens Smitty's, a bar at N.C 903 and Davis-Hardy Road, just east of Seven Springs, has been closed under the nuisance abatement law after numerous complaints to authorities.