abrogation


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ab·ro·gate

 (ăb′rə-gāt′)
tr.v. ab·ro·gat·ed, ab·ro·gat·ing, ab·ro·gates
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority: "Our existing Aboriginal and treaty rights were now part of the supreme law of the land, and could not be abrogated or denied by any government" (Matthew Coon Come).

[Latin abrogāre, abrogāt- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

ab′ro·ga′tion n.
ab′ro·ga′tive adj.
ab′ro·ga′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abrogation - the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
derogation - (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law; "any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed"
cancellation - the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
vacation - the act of making something legally void
recall - the act of removing an official by petition
revocation - the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done; "the revocation of a law"

abrogation

abrogation

noun
Translations

abrogation

[ˌæbrəʊˈgeɪʃən] N (frm) → abrogación f

abrogation

[ˌæbrəˈgeɪʃən] n [treaty, agreement] → abrogation f

abrogation

n (of law, treaty)Außerkraftsetzung f, → Ungültigkeitserklärung f; (of responsibility)Ablehnung f
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Let the advocates of a falsely called Philanthropy plead as they may for the abrogation of the Irregular Penal Laws, I for my part have never known an Irregular who was not also what Nature evidently intended him to be -- a hypocrite, a misanthropist, and, up to the limits of his power, a perpetrator of all manner of mischief.
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Unfortunately, our past history is marred by repeated assaults on democracy and abrogation of the constitution which was also endorsed by some state institutions.
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As many as nine points were raised against the candidature of the former President from the constituency top most being the abrogation of the Constitution and detaining judges of the superior courts.
As many as nine points were raised against the candidature of the former President from the constituency including abrogation of the constitution and detaining judges of the superior courts.
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Speaking in the National Assembly on a Point of Order, he said frequent interruptions in democratic system and abrogation of constitution had played havoc with the country's economy.