Complete Definition of "abolition"

English

Etymology
Latin abolitio, from abolere: cf. French abolition. See abolish.

Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of abolish|abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annul|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.

  1. (often capitalised), (in British territories) The ending of the slave trade (1807) or of slavery (1833).
  2. (often capitalised), (in the US) the emancipation of slaves, by the Emancipation Proclamation (1863, ratified 1865).

Translations
trans-top|act of abolishing
Croatian: t-|hr|abolicija|f
Finnish: lakkauttaminen, kumoaminen (laws), mitätöinti (debts)
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German: t-|de|Abschaffung|f, t-|de|Aufhebung|f
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trans-top|Abolition of slave trade
Croatian: t-|hr|abolicija|f
Finnish: orjakauppa|orjakaupan lakkauttaminen
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German: Abschaffung des Sklavenhandels
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trans-top|emancipation of slaves
Croatian: t-|hr|abolicija|f
Finnish: orjuus|orjuuden lakkauttaminen, orja|orjien vapauttaminen
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German: Abschaffung des Sklavenhandels
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ttbc|Esperanto: abolicio, forigo
ttbc|French: abolition f
ttbc|Interlingua: abolition
ttbc|Italian: abolizione
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ttbc|Japanese: å»æ­¢ (haishi)
ttbc|Portuguese: abolição
ttbc|Slovak: zrušenie n
ttbc|Spanish: abolición
ttbc|Vietnamese: sá»± thủ tiêu, sá»± bãi bá», sá»± huá»· bá»
ttbc|Volapük: säkib, finid
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References
Webster 1913

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