Synonyms for abolition

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-uh-lish-uhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæb əˈlɪʃ ən

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Définition of abolition

Origin :
  • 1520s, from Middle French abolition or directly from Latin abolitionem (nominative abolitio) "an abolition," noun of action from past participle stem of abolere "destroy" (see abolish). Specific application to "opposition to the black slave trade as a political question" is first attested 1788.
  • noun formal act of putting an end to, annulling
Example sentences :
  • Among the first to espouse the abolition doctrines was Judge Tilden.
  • Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin
  • Will you then ostracize the South and compel the abolition of slavery?
  • Extract from : « Slavery Ordained of God » by Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
  • Elijah Lovejoy, an Illinois abolition editor, was killed by a mob.
  • Extract from : « The Nation in a Nutshell » by George Makepeace Towle
  • To the last he held to the great object of his life—the abolition of slavery.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • This is to prevent emancipation, as they call it, or abolition, I know not which.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The abolition of war is the reform to which you should all bend your lives and direct your prayers.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • I require the abolition of privileges, of titles, and of monopolies.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • Did we wait until India herself asked for the abolition of suttee?
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
  • And such a time may, we are afraid, be anticipated on the abolition of the corn-laws.
  • Extract from : « Leading Articles on Various Subjects » by Hugh Miller
  • The abolition of the big farmers will cut the ground from under their feet.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

Antonyms for abolition

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