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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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- Abolitionism, abolition of slavery Abolition of the death penalty, also called capital punishment Abolition of monarchy Abolition of nuclear weapons Abolition of...
- Abolitionism, or the abolitionist movement, is the movement to end slavery. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historic movement that...
- The abolition of slavery occurred at different times in different countries. It frequently occurred sequentially in more than one stage – for example...
- In the United States, abolitionism, the movement that sought to end slavery in the country, was active from the late colonial era until the American Civil...
- The abolition of monarchy and anti-royalism is a legislative or revolutionary movement to abolish monarchical elements in government, usually hereditary...
- heated debate throughout the Muslim world. The 1924 abolition came less than 18 months after the abolition of the Ottoman sultanate, prior to which the Ottoman...
- calling for a global moratorium on executions, with a view to eventual abolition. Execution of criminals and dissidents has been used by nearly all societies...
- French Revolution, the proclamation of the abolition of the monarchy (French: Proclamation de l'abolition de la royauté) was a proclamation by the National...
- 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...
- The prison abolition movement is a network of groups and activists that s**** to reduce or eliminate prisons and the prison system, and replace them with...