Definitions for abolishment

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•bol•ishəˈbɒl ɪʃ(v.t.)-ished, -ish•ing.

  1. 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

a•bol′ish•ment(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abolition, abolishment(noun)

    the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

    "the abolition of capital punishment"

Wiktionary

  1. abolishment(Noun)

    The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction.

  2. Origin: From abolissement, from aboliss

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abolishment(noun)

    the act of abolishing; abolition; destruction

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