HyperDic: abolition

English > 1 sense of the word abolition:
NOUNactabolition, abolishmentthe act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
abolition > pronunciation
Soundsae.bahlih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > abolition: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery).
Example"the abolition of capital punishment"
Synonymabolishment
Broadertermination, ending, conclusionThe act of ending something
Spanishabolición
Catalanabolició, aboliment
Adjectivesabolitionaryrelating to or favoring abolition, especially abolition of slavery
Verbsabolishdo away with

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