abrogation

 /ˌæbrəʊˈgeɪʃən/

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
ab•ro•gate /ˈæbrəˌgeɪt/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -gat•ed, -gat•ing. 
  1. to abolish by official means:The dictator abrogated the treaty.
ab•ro•ga•tion /ˌæbrəˈgeɪʃən/USA pronunciation  n.  [countable]See -roga-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
ab•ro•gate  (abrə gāt′),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -gat•ed, -gat•ing. 
  1. to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act;
    repeal:to abrogate a law.
  2. to put aside;
    put an end to.
ab•ro•ga•ble  (abrə gə bəl),USA pronunciation adj.  ab′ro•gation, n. 
abro•ga′tive, adj. 
abro•ga′tor, n. 
  • Latin abrogātus repealed (past participle of abrogāre). See ab-, rogation, -ate1
  • 1520–30
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged cancel, revoke, rescind, nullify, void, invalidate.
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged ratify, establish;
      preserve.

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