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abrogate vt

[Latin abrogare, from ab- off + rogare ask, ask for approval of (a law)]
: to abolish by authoritative, official, or formal action
: annul repeal [a recent addition to [section] 51B s statutory and common-law privileges "J. S. J. Elder and A. G. Rodgers"]
ab·ro·ga·tion [a-brə-gā-shən]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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