Definition of Abolition in English :

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Abolition meaning in English

Meaning of Abolition in English

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Abolition pronunciation in English

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Abolition

see synonyms of abolition

1. abolishment, abolition

the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

Example Sentences:
'the abolition of capital punishment'

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Abolition

see synonyms of abolition
noun
1. 
the act of abolishing or the state of being abolished; annulment
2. (often capital)
(in British territories) the ending of the slave trade (1807) or the ending of slavery (1833): accomplished after a long campaign led by William Wilberforce
3. (often capital)
(in the US) the emancipation of the slaves, accomplished by the Emancipation Proclamation issued in 1863 and ratified in 1865

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Abolition

see synonyms of abolition
noun
1. 
an abolishing or being abolished
2.  [occas. A-]
the abolishing of slavery in the U.S.

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Abolition

see synonyms of abolition
n.
1. The act of doing away with or the state of being done away with; annulment.
2. Abolishment of slavery.

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