abatement of nuisance
The extinction or termination of a nuisance whether effected physically by or under the direction of the party injured by the nuisance, or by suit instituted by him. See summary abatement.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • assize of nuisance — A common law writ for nuisance with the two fold purpose of abatement and the recovery of damages. At common law this writ did not lie against the alienee of a wrongdoer, for the purchaser was to take the land in the same condition it was… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Abatement — A*bate ment ( ment), n. [OF. abatement, F. abattement.] 1. The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • NUISANCE — The owner or person in possession of land is not at liberty to use it as he pleases. Land, even if unencumbered, may not be used in such manner as to harm or disturb one s neighbors. Any neighbor can require the offending landowner to abate the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nuisance — For the 1921 film, see The Nuisance. For statistics, see Nuisance parameter. Nuisance (also spelled nocence, through Fr. noisance, nuisance, from Lat. nocere, to hurt ) is a common law tort. It means that which causes offence, annoyance, trouble… …   Wikipedia

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