Significado de “abolish” - Diccionario inglés

abolish en inglés británico

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abolishverb [ T ]

uk /əˈbɒl.ɪʃ/ us /əˈbɑː.lɪʃ/

B2 to end an activity or custom officially:

I think bullfighting should be abolished.
National Service was abolished in the UK in 1962.

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abolition
noun [ U ] uk /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.ən/

the abolition of slavery

(Definición de abolish de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

abolish en inglés americano

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abolishverb [ T ]

us /əˈbɑl·ɪʃ/

to put an end to something, such as an organization, rule, or custom:

Massachusetts voters abolished rent control.

(Definición de abolish de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

abolish en inglés de negocios

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abolishverb [ T ]

uk /əˈbɒlɪʃ/ us

LAW, GOVERNMENT to end an activity, custom, etc. completely or by law or official action:

Educationalists have called on the government to abolish tax on computers.
The government has pledged to abolish child poverty by 2020.

(Definición de abolish de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)