Definitions for abolitionistˌæb əˈlɪʃ ə nɪst
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a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
A person who favors the abolition of any institution.
Somebody who favors the abolition of slavery.
In favor of the abolition of slavery.
Origin: * First attested in 1788.
a person who favors the abolition of any institution, especially negro slavery
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It was founded as an anti-slavery party, an abolitionist party. The Republican Party worked very, very hard to abolish slavery and after it was abolished to try to gain rights for the freedman including the right to bear arms.
The long-term trend is definitely positive -- we are seeing a decrease in the number of executions (worldwide), a number of countries are closer to abolition, and there are some signs that some countries will be abolitionist by 2015. (There are) signals of a world that is nearing abolition.
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