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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.
The act or process of repealing.

[Middle English repelen, repealen, from Anglo-Norman repeler, alteration of Old French rapeler : re-, re- + apeler, to appeal; see appeal.]

re·peal′a·ble adj.
re·peal′er n.
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