abolitionism(redirected from Abolutionism)
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Related to Abolutionism: abolitionist, Abolitionist Movement, Abolition movement, Anti slavery movement
Advocacy of the abolition of slavery.
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ab•o•li•tion•ism(ˌæb əˈlɪʃ əˌnɪz əm)
the principle or policy of abolition, esp. of slavery.
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the movement for the abolition of slavery, especially Negro slavery in the U.S. — abolitionist, n.See also: Slavery
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|Noun||1.||abolitionism - the doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery|
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