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English[]

Etymology[]

From Latin abrogātus, perfect passive participle of abrogō, formed from ab + rogō (ask, inquire, propose a law). See rogation.

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈæbrəʊgeɪt/, /ˈæbrəgeɪt/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈæbrəgeɪt/

Adjective[]

Abrogate (not comparable)

Positive
Abrogate

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (obsolete) Abrogated; abolished. - Hugh Latimer

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Abrogate

Third person singular
abrogat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Abrogate (third-person singular simple present abrogat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or her or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
    • Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what we so frequently see in the Old. - Robert South
    • Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they cannot alter or abrogate. - Edmund Burke
  2. (transitive) To put an end to; to do away with.

Synonyms[]

  • abjure
  • abolish
  • annihilate
  • annul
  • cancel
  • countermand
  • dissolve
  • do away with
  • end
  • invalidate
  • nullify
  • obliterate
  • obviate
  • overrule
  • overturn
  • quash
  • recant
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • retract
  • reverse
  • revoke
  • set aside
  • subvert
  • supersede
  • suspend
  • terminate
  • undo
  • veto
  • vitiate
  • void
  • waive
  • wipe out
  • withdraw

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Italian[]

Verb[]

abrogate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of abrogare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of abrogare#Italian.
  3. Feminine plural of abrogato.

ar:abrogate fa:abrogate fr:abrogate io:abrogate it:abrogate hu:abrogate ml:abrogate my:abrogate pl:abrogate pt:abrogate ro:abrogate fi:abrogate ta:abrogate te:abrogate th:abrogate tr:abrogate uk:abrogate vi:abrogate

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