Meaning of ABOLITION in English

ABOLITION

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ a-b ə - ' li-sh ə n

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle French, from Latin abolition-, abolitio, from abol ē re

Date: 1529

1 : the act of abolishing : the state of being abolished

2 : the abolishing of slavery

– ab · o · li · tion · ary \ - ' li-sh ə n- ˌ er- ē , - ˌ e-r ē \ adjective

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