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verb (abolish, es)
  1. To do away with wholly; to annul; to make void; to end a law, system, custom or institution
Slavery was abolished in the nineteenth century.
  1. (archaic) To put an end to or destroy, as a physical object; to wipe out.
And with thy blood so reproachful blot. - Spenser
His quick instinctive hand Caught at the hilt, as to him. - Tennyson
Translations: 
  • Dutch: vernietigen
  • French: détruire
  • German: vernichten
  • Italian: abolire
  • Spanish: destrozar
Etymology: From French abolir, which comes from Latin abolere, from ab + olere "to grow".


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