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English definition of “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
(Definition of abolish verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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