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verb [T]     /ˈæb.rə.ɡeɪt/ formal
to end a law, agreement, or custom formally: The treaty was abrogated in 1929.Legislation and law-making abrogation     /ˌæb.rəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ noun [S or U]
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