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English definition of “repeal”

repeal

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈpiːl/ us  
If a government repeals a law, it causes that law no longer to have any legal force.Legislation and law-making
repeal
noun [S or U] uk   us  
We're campaigning for a/the repeal of the abortion laws.Legislation and law-making
(Definition of repeal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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