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synonyms for abolition

  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • destruction
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • nullification
  • overthrow
  • repeal
  • revocation
  • termination
  • withdrawal
  • annihilation
  • end
  • ending
  • extirpation
  • invalidation
  • negation
  • obliteration
  • repudiation
  • rescission
  • subversion
  • suppression
  • voiding
  • overturning
  • rescindment
  • wiping out
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antonyms for abolition

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  • approval
  • beginning
  • construction
  • enactment
  • restoration
  • start
  • validation
  • commencement
  • opening
  • confirmation
  • establishment
  • institution
  • legalization
  • promotion
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How to use abolition in a sentence

That success — and the steady transformation of the motion to recommit into a political cudgel — has prompted many Democrats to call for its modification or abolition.
‘WE’RE IN THE FOXHOLE TOGETHER’: HOUSE DEMOCRATS RECKON WITH A DIMINISHED MAJORITYMIKE DEBONISNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
However, when the recent protests erupted, skeptics called police abolition extreme and impossible.
WHAT THE PUBLIC IS GETTING RIGHT — AND WRONG — ABOUT POLICE ABOLITIONFABIOLA CINEASOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
When people speak of abolition, they think about it as a far-off thing.
WHAT THE PUBLIC IS GETTING RIGHT — AND WRONG — ABOUT POLICE ABOLITIONFABIOLA CINEASOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
Most people understand the abolition of policing, for instance, to be about the elimination of the police.
WHAT THE PUBLIC IS GETTING RIGHT — AND WRONG — ABOUT POLICE ABOLITIONFABIOLA CINEASOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
Phrases like “abolish police,” “defund police” and “police abolition” — concepts that have been central to the Black Lives Matter movement but less mainstream when discussing police reform — have also seen sharp upticks in interest.
WHAT PROTESTS CAN (AND CAN’T) DOSHOM MAZUMDER (SMAZUMDER@G.HARVARD.EDU)JUNE 8, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Ample tolerance of all religions and sects, but abolition and expulsion of all monastic Orders.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Pipes continued to appear upon the stage until its abolition (in company with the Prayer Book) by the Puritan rulers.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
His reign was brief, but was distinguished for various important measures of reform, and the abolition of colonial slavery.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The government would not act a weak part in conceding the abolition of the oath in the said cases.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
That government seems at present disposed to concede the abolition of that oath to the Catholics of Ireland.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO ABOLITION

  • abatement
  • abolition
  • abrogation
  • annihilation
  • breakup
  • cancellation
  • countermanding
  • dedomiciling
  • deletion
  • discharge
  • dissolution
  • going phfft
  • invalidation
  • negation
  • neutralization
  • nullification
  • obliteration
  • recall
  • repeal
  • rescindment
  • rescission
  • retraction
  • reversal
  • revocation
  • split
  • split up
  • undoing
  • vitiation
  • voiding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.