Meaning of ABOLISH in English

ABOLISH

/ əˈbɒlɪʃ; NAmE əˈbɑːl-/ verb

[ vn ] to officially end a law, a system or an institution :

This tax should be abolished.

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Old French aboliss- , lengthened stem of abolir , from Latin abolere destroy.

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