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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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(346.) Gluck, supra note 319, at 1824-29 (2010) ("There is a power struggle going on here."); see also SCALIA & GARNER, supra note 7, at 43-44 ("Some states have enacted a repealer of the rule of lenity, and the courts of some of those states have ignored such repealers." (footnote omitted)); id.
(1) The proposed rule, repealer, or amendment [begin strikethrough]shall be[end strikethrough] is approved by a majority vote of the board of governors at any regular meeting of the board of governors.
And the repealer of child slavery on Mars is a friend.
That repealer dropped $50 million in projected revenue from the budget.
(132) Moreover, the repealer would necessarily apply also to
2016) ("While artfully couched in terms of a repealer, the 2014 law essentially provides that, notwithstanding any other prohibition by law, casinos and racetracks shall hereafter be permitted to have sports gambling.
Nate Wells, Gunn's chief of staff, said Wednesday that the speaker will reintroduce legislation calling for $100 million in the fund, with a 15-year repealer. "The speaker's not just in support of the it, he's in the lead," Wells said.
However, there was a proviso clause to the repealer, which Judge Deady analyzed in Waters I.
This argument is developed using an impressive array of archival and printed sources, although evidence for the existence of a repealer movement is apparently both "ample and scarce" (249).
Sowerby claims to have uncovered evidence in over 130 archives and libraries of a political movement that was the key casual factor generating the revolution of 1688: the repealers. The repealer movement's chief sponsor was none other than James II.
to a de facto repealer of RLUIPA's substantial-burden section if