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

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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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