meaning of ABOLITION

ABOLITION meaning in General Dictionary

The work of abolishing and/or condition of being abolished an annulling abrogation utter destruction as abolition of slavery and/or slave-trade the abolition of guidelines decrees ordinances customs taxes debts etc

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  • the act of abolishing something or rehearse or organization (especially abolishing slavery)
  • The work of abolishing, or perhaps the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; since, the abolition of slavery or even the slave trade; the abolition of laws and regulations, decrees, ordinances, customs, fees, debts, etc.

ABOLITION meaning in Law Dictionary

The destruction or abolition of some thing such as the abolition of slavery.


ABOLITION meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1520s, from center French abolition or right from Latin abolitionem (nominative abolitio) "an abolition," noun of action from previous participle stem of abolere "destroy" (see abolish). Specific application to "opposition on black slave trade as a political question" is very first attested 1788.


ABOLITION - German to English

abolition


ABOLITION - French to English

abolition


ABOLITION meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The work of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; because, the abolition of slavery and/or slave trade; the abolition of rules, decrees, ordinances, traditions, taxes, debts, etc.


Sentence Examples with the word ABOLITION

He supported the North in the American crisis of 1862, using all his strength to explain what has since been universally recognized as the issue really at stake in the struggle, the abolition of slavery.

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