abolition

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌæbəˈlɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌæbəˈlɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ab′ə lishən)


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Sense: The act of abolishing
Synonyms:
annulment, eradication, overthrow , cancellation , destruction , repeal , cancelation, cancelling, canceling, ban , banning, extermination, extirpation, invalidation, liquidation, negation, nullification, purge , revocation, repudiation, rescindment, resinding, retraction, suppression, suspension, termination , voiding, waiving, waiver , withdrawal , outlawing, criminalization, criminalisation
Sense: The abolition of slavery; sometimes capitalized
Synonyms:
emancipation, manumission, enfranchisement, freeing, abolition of slavery, freeing of the slaves

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