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ABOLITION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abolition mean? 

ABOLITION (noun)
  The noun ABOLITION has 1 sense:

1. the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

  Familiarity information: ABOLITION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABOLITION (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

abolishment; abolition

Context example:

the abolition of capital punishment

Hypernyms ("abolition" is a kind of...):

conclusion; ending; termination (the act of ending something)


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