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repeal

re·peal

repeal

 
 
pronunciation:
rih pil
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: repealed, repealing, repeals
definition: to do away with or cancel officially.
The state government voted to repeal the law.
synonyms:
revoke, void
antonyms:
enact
similar words:
abolish, cancel, withdraw
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of repealing.
Most people were happy with the repeal of the tax.
 
similar words:
abolition
derivations: repealable (adj.), repealer (n.)
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