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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.
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Noun1.abrogator - an authority or official empowered to abolish or annul or repeal
authority - (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others; "the authorities have issued a curfew"
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He lamented protocol being given to the violator rather the abrogator of the constitution former President General A(r) Pervez Musharraf.
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