Meaning of ABOLITION in English

ABOLITION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌa-bə-ˈli-sh ə n ]

noun

Etymology: Middle French, from Latin abolition-, abolitio, from abolēre

Date: 1529

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

2. : the abolishing of slavery

• ab·o·li·tion·ary -ˈli-sh ə n-ˌer-ē, -ˌe-rē adjective

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