Meaning of ABOLITION in English

ABOLITION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

call for the abolition of sth

Human Rights groups have called for the abolition of the death penalty.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

call

Today it is calling for the abolition of the Budget, dismissing it as an unnecessary annual charade.

To expect Paul to call for the abolition of slavery at this point in time is to be guilty of unhistorical thinking.

demand

It demanded the abolition of the Family Code.

It offers to those who demand quality the abolition of the Audit Commission, something to which it is pledged.

A composite motion demanding the straight forward abolition of the block vote was defeated on a show of hands.

follow

Is it too imaginative to suppose that all these consequences would follow an abolition of the power to dissolve?

recommend

We can not too strongly condemn such a practice and we recommend its total abolition ....

We therefore recommend the abolition of this rule.

The Law Commission has recommended the partial abolition of these rules.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Governor Jeanne Shaheen vetoed the New Hampshire abolition law as soon as it was passed.

Other changes included the abolition of the death penalty.

Sadly, because of abolition , it was also the last.

The abolition of the death penalty following the revolution remained intact.

The completion of multilateral negotiations on the abolition of chemical weapons will be pursued.

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