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Meaning of ABROGATION

Pronunciation:  `abru'geyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
 

ABROGATION is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: annulment, repeal
 
 See Also: cancellation, derogation, recall, revocation, vacation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab`ro*ga"tion\, n. [L. abrogatio, fr. abrogare: cf.
F. abrogation.]
The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.    --Hume.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abjuration, abjurement, abolishment, abolition, absolute contradiction, annulment, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, countermand, counterorder, crossing, defeasance, denial, disaffirmation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation, disownment, disproof, forswearing, gainsaying, impugnment, invalidation, nullification, recall, recantation, refutation, renege, renunciation, repeal, repudiation, rescinding, rescindment, rescission, retractation, retraction, reversal, revocation, revoke, revokement, setting aside, suspension, vacation, vacatur, voidance, voiding, waiver, waiving, withdrawal, write-off
 

 

 

 

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