repeal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈpiːl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈpil/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri pēl)


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repeal

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. repeal a [law, ruling, decision, tax, legislation]
  2. the [law] was repealed
  3. [Congress] repealed the [law]
  4. a [ruling, bill] repealing the [law]
  5. an act that repealed the [law]
  6. was repealed in court
  7. was repealed [in, after, for]
  8. [must, could, should] be repealed
  9. repeal and [reenact, extend, update, amend]
  10. was repealed by [Congress, the president]
  11. a vote to repeal [Proposition 8, the new law]
n
  1. [a full, a permanent, an unprecedented] repeal
  2. [push, call for, demand, challenge] a repeal
  3. was [quashed, overturned, amended] on repeal
  4. vote [against, in favor of] the repeal
  5. a repeal of the [law, tax, legislation]
  6. [demands, calls, pressure] for a repeal
  7. the repeal will [mean, allow, give, provide]
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