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Definition of Abrogate

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officially annul or abolish; terminate, put an end to
Abrogate Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To put an end to; to do away with.
  
(v. t.)
To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
  
(a.)
Abrogated; abolished.
  
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abrogate
\ab"ro*gate\ (&?;), a. [l. abrogatus, p. p.] abrogated; abolished. [obs.]
abrogate
\ab"ro*gate\ (&?;), v. t. [imp. & p. p. abrogated; p. pr. & vb. n. abrogating.] [l. abrogatus, p. p. of abrogare; ab + rogare to ask, require, propose. see rogation.]
1. to annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc. let us see whether the new testament abrogates what we so frequently see in the old. whose laws, like those of the medes and persian, they can not alter or abrogate.
2. to put an end to; to do away with.

for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
To abolish, repeal.
GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
Revoke formally
EXAMPLE SENTENCES:
The defense minister had to send troops unless he was willing to abrogate (end) his country's influence in the region.
·The Supreme Court's decision could erode or even abrogate (rescind) the fifteen year old decision.
·The secretary of state thought it would be a mistake to abrogate (abolish) the treaty that was made four years ago.
·The vice president did not support the abrogation (voiding, abolition) of the treaty.
Management abrogated (revoked) its agreement with the union
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. revoke formally
(hypernym) abolish, get rid of
(derivation) abrogator
Abrogate Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Abrogation may refer to:
  • The abolition or repeal of a law, institution, custom etc.
  • abrogatio, the Latin term for legal annulment under Roman law
  • Abrogation of Old Covenant laws, the ending or setting aside of Old Testament stipulations for the New Testament.
  • Denunciation (international law) of a treaty
  • Canceling of effects, To nullify; make void.
  • Abrogation doctrine, a doctrine in United States constitutional law
  • Naskh (tafsir) (Arabic for abrogation), a genre of Islamic exegesis dealing with conflicting material in Islamic law

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Abrogate Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
Law Dictionary
To annul, repeal, put an end to; to make a law void by legislativerepeal.