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Abolitionism

see synonyms of abolitionism

1. abolitionism

the doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery

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Abolitionism

see synonyms of abolitionism
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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Abolitionism

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

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Abolitionism

see synonyms of abolitionism
n.
Advocacy of the abolition of slavery.

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