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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.
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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
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abolishverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈbɒlɪʃ/
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.
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Translations of “abolish”
in Korean (법이나 체계등을) 폐지하다…
in Arabic يُلْغي…
in Malaysian memansuh…
in French abolir…
in Russian отменять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢除,廢止…
in Italian abolire…
in Turkish kanun veya bir sisteme son vermek, yürürlükten kaldırmak…
in Polish znieść, zlikwidować…
in Spanish abolir…
in Vietnamese huỷ bỏ…
in Portuguese abolir…
in Thai ล้มเลิก…
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…
in Indonesian menghapuskan…
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