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abrogate, annihilate, annul, axe     (informal)   blot out, cancel, destroy, do away with, eliminate, end, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, invalidate, nullify, obliterate, overthrow, overturn, put an end to, quash, repeal, repudiate, rescind, revoke, stamp out, subvert, suppress, terminate, vitiate, void, wipe out  
   authorize, continue, create, establish, found, institute, introduce, legalize, promote, reinstate, reintroduce, restore, revive, sustain  
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  ( abolishes    3rd person present)   ( abolishing    present participle)   ( abolished    past tense & past participle  ) If someone in authority abolishes a system or practice, they formally put an end to it.      verb  
The following year Parliament voted to abolish the death penalty for murder...      V n  

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