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Definition of Abolition

Abolition
Abolition Ab"o*li"tion, n. [L. abolitio, fr. abolere: cf. F. abolition. See Abolish.] The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc. Note: The application of this word to persons is now unusual or obsolete

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- called capital punishment The abolition of monarchy The abolition of nuclear weapons The abolition of prisons The abolition of the exploitation of animals...
- Abolitionism (or the abolitionist movement) was the movement to end slavery. This term can be used both formally and informally. In Western Europe and...
- The abolition of slavery occurred at different times in different countries. It frequently occurred sequentially in more than one stage – for example...
- The Abolition of Man is a 1943 book by C. S. Lewis. Subtitled "Reflections on education with special reference to the teaching of English in the upper...
- calling for a global moratorium on executions, with a view to eventual abolition. Although most nations have abolished capital punishment, over 60% of...
- Abolitionism in the United States was the movement before and during the American Civil War to end slavery in the United States. In the Americas and western...
- The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 (3 & 4 Will. IV c. 73) abolished slavery throughout the British Empire. This Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom...
- The Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It abolished the death penalty for murder in Great...
- The Slave Trade Act 1807, officially An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom prohibiting the slave...
- The abolition of monarchy involves the ending of monarchical elements in the government of a country. Such abolition may also (but not always) eliminate...
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