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English

Etymology

Latin abolitio, from abolere: compare French abolition. See abolish.

Noun

Singular
Abolition

Plural
Abolitions

Abolition (plural Abolitions)
  1. The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc.
    Note: The application of this word to persons is now unusual or obsolete.
  2. (often capitalised), (in British territories) The ending of the slave trade (1807) or of slavery (1833).
  3. (often capitalised), (in the US) the emancipation of slaves, by the Emancipation Proclamation (1863, ratified 1865).

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

Abolition f. (plural Abolitions)

  1. abolition.

am:abolition ar:abolition de:abolition et:abolition el:abolition fa:abolition fr:abolition ko:abolition hy:abolition io:abolition id:abolition it:abolition li:abolition hu:abolition ja:abolition oc:abolition pl:abolition pt:abolition ro:abolition ru:abolition fi:abolition sv:abolition ta:abolition te:abolition th:abolition tr:abolition vi:abolition zh:abolition

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