abolish /əˈbɒlɪʃ/

a

I. verb [with obj.]

1. formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution)

the tax was abolished in 1977.
II. derivatives

1. abolishable
adjective


2. abolisher
noun


3. abolishment /əˈbɒlɪʃmənt /
noun


– origin late Middle English: from Old French aboliss-, lengthened stem of abolir, from Latin abolere ‘destroy’.

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