Meaning of ABOLITION in English

ABOLITION

/ ˌæbəˈlɪʃn; NAmE / noun

[ U ] the ending of a law, a system or an institution :

the abolition of slavery

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WORD ORIGIN

early 16th cent.: from Latin abolitio(n-) , from abolere destroy.

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