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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.
(Definition of abolish verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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