Meaning of “abrogate” in the English Dictionary

"abrogate" in British English

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abrogateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈæb.rə.ɡeɪt/ us /ˈæb.rə.ɡeɪt/ formal

to end a law, agreement, or custom formally:

The treaty was abrogated in 1929.
abrogation
noun [ S or U ] uk /ˌæb.rəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌæb.rəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “abrogate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"abrogate" in Business English

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abrogateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈæbrəɡeɪt/ us formal

LAW to officially end a law, agreement, or custom:

The opposition party pledged to abrogate the law if they won the election.

(Definition of “abrogate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)