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abolish

verb [T] uk   /əˈbɒl.ɪʃ/  us   /-ˈbɑː.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   us   /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.ən/
the abolition of slavery
Translations of “abolish”
in Arabic يُلْغي…
in Korean (법이나 체계등을) 폐지하다…
in Malaysian memansuh…
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 Vietnamese huỷ bỏ…
in Spanish abolir…
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 Indonesian menghapuskan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 废除,废止…
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