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Repeal

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Noun

1. abrogation, annulment, repeal

the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

Verb

2. annul, countermand, lift, overturn, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke, vacate

cancel officially

Example Sentences:
'He revoked the ban on smoking'
'lift an embargo'
'vacate a death sentence'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Repeal

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verb (transitive)
1. 
to annul or rescind officially (something previously ordered); revoke
these laws were repealed
2. obsolete
to call back (a person) from exile
noun
3. 
an instance or the process of repealing; annulment
noun
the Repeal
(esp in the 19th century) the proposed dissolution of the Union between Great Britain and Ireland

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Repeal

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verb transitive
1. 
to withdraw officially or formally; revoke; cancel; annul
repeal a law
2.  Obsolete
to call back, as from exile
noun
3. 
the act of repealing; revocation; abrogation

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Repeal

see synonyms of repeal
tr.v. re·pealed, re·peal·ing, re·peals
1. To revoke or rescind, especially by the action of a legislature.
2. Obsolete To summon back or recall, especially from exile.
n.
The act or process of repealing.

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