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abolitionnoun [U]

us   /ˌæb·əˈlɪʃ·ən/
the official ending of an activity or custom
US history Abolition also means the official end to slavery in the US, which took place in 1863.
(Definition of abolition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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abolitionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌæbəˈlɪʃən/ us  
LAW, GOVERNMENT the complete ending of an activity or custom by law or official action: The party supports the abolition of tax relief on pension funds.
(Definition of abolition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abolition”
in Arabic إلْغاء…
in Korean 폐지…
in Portuguese abolição…
in Catalan abolició…
in Japanese 廃止, 廃絶…
in Italian abolizione…
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