Definitions for abolishment
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a•bol•ishəˈbɒl ɪʃ(v.t.)-ished, -ish•ing.
to do away with (a law, custom, condition, etc.) completely; put an end to; annul:
to abolish slavery.
Origin of abolish:
1425–75; late ME < MF aboliss-, long s. of abolir < L abolēre to destroy, efface, put an end to
the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
"the abolition of capital punishment"
The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction.
Origin: From abolissement, from aboliss
the act of abolishing; abolition; destruction