Meaning of ABOLISH in English

ABOLISH

■ verb formally put an end to (a practice or institution).

Derivatives

~able adjective

~er noun

~ment noun

Origin

ME: from OFr. aboliss- , lengthened stem of abolir , from L. abolere 'destroy'.

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