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English definition of “abolish”

abolish

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈbɒlɪʃ/
LAW, GOVERNMENT to end an activity, custom, etc. completely or by law or official action: Educationalists have called on the government to abolish tax on computers. The government has pledged to abolish child poverty by 2020.
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