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abolish

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈbɒlɪʃ/
B2 to officially end something, especially a law or system: The slave trade was abolished in the US in 1808.Legislation and law-makingForbidding and banning things
abolition
 
 
/ˌæbəˈlɪʃən/ noun [U]
the abolition of slavery
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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