abolition Meaning in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary

Meaning of "abolition" in Essential American English Dictionary


noun [no plural]
the fact of ending a law or system: the abolition of slavery
Translations of “abolition”
in Korean 폐지…
in Arabic إلْغاء…
in Portuguese abolição…
in Catalan abolició…
in Japanese 廃止, 廃絶…
in Italian abolizione…
(Definition of abolition from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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