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Abolition

Abolition Meaning & Definition
Abolition Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abolition?

[n] the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery); "the abolition of capital punishment"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abolition: abolishment

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abolition: abolishment | abrogation | annihilation | annulment | cancel | canceling | cancellation | cassation | choking | choking off | countermand | counterorder | defeasance | deracination | destruction | elimination | end | eradication | extermination | extinction | extinguishment | extirpation | invalidation | liquidation | negation | nullification | purge | recall | recantation | renege | repeal | repudiation | rescinding | rescindment | rescission | retraction | reversal | revocation | revoke | revokement | rooting out | setting aside | silencing | snuffing out | stifling | strangulation | suffocation | suppression | suspension | termination | uprooting | vacation | vacatur | voidance | voiding | waiver | waiving | withdrawal | write-off

See Also | conclusion | ending | termination

Abolition In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab"o*li"tion\, n. [L. abolitio, fr. abolere: cf. F. abolition. See {Abolish}.] The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc. Note: The application of this word to persons is now unusual or obsolete

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