abrogation
[ ab-ruh-gey-shuhn ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Early 16th century; Latin from Latin abrogat- ‘repealed’, from the verb abrogare, from ab- ‘away, from’ + rogare ‘propose a law’
Synonyms
  • annulment
  • repudiation
  • discontinuation
  • ending
  • retraction
  • reversal
Antonyms
  • creation
  • validation
  • continuation
Definition
the repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement
Example
The community demanded an abrogation of a condition in the home owners association bylaws.
Usage Over Time

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