Definition of Repeals

1. Noun. (plural of repeal) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of repeal) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repeals

1. repeal [v] - See also: repeal

Lexicographical Neighbors of Repeals

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repeals (current term)
repeat
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Literary usage of Repeals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Law of Statutory Crimes: Including the Written Laws and by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1901)
"Our written constitutions render, we shall see in this chapter, repeals in some circumstances practically impossible; as, where they would divest vested ..."

2. Statute Law Making in the United States by Chester Lloyd Jones (1912)
"CHAPTER X repeals A. Express repeals An act providing for the cancellation ... The chief problem connected with repeals is to insure that they shall be so ..."

3. Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative ...by Jabez Gridley Sutherland by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1904)
"Constitutional provisions as to repeals.— The constitution of Georgia provides as follows: "No law, or section of the code, shall be amended or repealed by ..."

4. A century of printing. The issues of the press in Pennsylvania, 1685-1784 by Charles Swift R. Hildeburn (1885)
"... repeals of the said Acts. | Compared with the Public Records. | [Penn Arms.] \ Philadelphia: | Printed by Peter Miller and Comp. ..."

5. The Treaty Making Power of the United States by Charles Henry Butler (1902)
"repeals and abrogations by implication not favored.—The opinion in Ward vs. Race Horse, declares that the settled rule of law undoubtedly is that repeals by ..."

6. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States of by United States, William Mark McKinney, Thomas H. Calvert (1917)
"... or repeals the law providing elude a manufacturer of apple brandy, implication, repeals the tax on apple RS sec. 3257. supra, p. ..."

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