Thursday, February 11, 2016

abrogation

abrogation (plural abrogations)
The act of abrogating; a repeal by authority; abolition. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]

First attested in 1535. From Middle French abrogation, from Latin abrogātiō (repealed), from abrogo, from ab (from) + rogo (ask, inquire).

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