Definition of Abrogation

1. Noun. The act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation.

Exact synonyms: Annulment, Repeal
Specialized synonyms: Derogation, Vacation, Recall, Revocation
Generic synonyms: Cancellation
Derivative terms: Abrogate, Annul, Repeal



Definition of Abrogation

1. n. The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.

Definition of Abrogation

1. Noun. The act of abrogating; a repeal by authority. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abrogation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abrogation

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abrotanum

Literary usage of Abrogation

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1. The Treaty Making Power of the United States by Charles Henry Butler (1902)
"Direct abrogation by Congressional action.—Congress has on more than one occasion ... 3 See the notes on abrogation of Treaties in Appendix to Treaties and ..."

2. Principles of Physiological Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt (1904)
"The abrogation symptoms that appear when the anterior or posterior portion of the cerebrum is wanting are also, it would seem, in agreement with the results ..."

3. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"Another newspaper report has it that you are considering the abrogation of ... There seemed then to be peculiar reasons for the abrogation of the one year ..."

4. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"abrogation by One Party. That circumstances may justify a contracting State in freeing itself by its own act from the burdens of a treaty, as by abrogating ..."

5. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1852)
"Not only the people but the prince too must consent before the custom be approved. For there must be two words to this bargain. SECT. VII.—abrogation. ..."

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