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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.
Translations of “abolish”
in Korean (법이나 체계등을) 폐지하다…
in Arabic يُلْغي…
in French abolir…
in Turkish kanun veya bir sisteme son vermek, yürürlükten kaldırmak…
in Italian abolire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢除,廢止…
in Russian отменять…
in Polish znieść, zlikwidować…
in Spanish abolir…
in Portuguese abolir…
in German abschaffen…
in Catalan abolir…
in Japanese (法律・制度)を廃止する, 撤廃する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 废除,废止…
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