abrogate

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To put an end to; to do away with
Abrogated; abolished. - Hugh Latimer
To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or her or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc

Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they cannot alter or abrogate. - Edmund Burke.

to abolish, repeal
{v} to repeal, annul, abolish
To repeal or cancel For example, a law could be repealed (abrogated) by legislative action
–– to abolish or nullify a law by authoritative action
To destroy or annul a former law by legislative act or constitutional authority
To abolish by authoritative action To do away with or annul
revoke formally
To repeal or cancel an old law using another law or constitutional power
\AB-ruh-gayt\, transitive verb: 1 To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc 2 To put an end to; to do away with
to cancel, destroy, revoke or void
Abrogated; abolished
To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc
{f} officially annul or abolish; terminate, put an end to
If someone in a position of authority abrogates something such as a law, agreement, or practice, they put an end to it. The next prime minister could abrogate the treaty. = revoke. to officially end a legal agreement, practice etc
To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc
abolish

To annul, cancel repeal or destroy, revoke formally.

abrogation
The act of abrogating; a repeal by authority - David Hume

I consider the sudden and violent abrogation of the office of Master in Chancery, by the new Constitution, as a __ premature act; inasmuch as I had counted on a life-lease of the profits, whereas I only received those of a few short years.''.

abrogation
{n} the act of repealing
Abrogation
the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
abrogated
past of abrogate
abrogates
third-person singular of abrogate
abrogating
present participle of abrogate
abrogation
{i} annulment, abolishment; termination
abrogation
The act of abrogating; repeal by authority
abrogate
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