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repeal

re·peal

repeal

 
 
pronunciation:
rih pil
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: repealed, repealing, repeals
definition: to withdraw, revoke, or make void, esp. by official action or proclamation.
The parliament repealed the latest export tariff.
synonyms:
abrogate, annul, countermand, invalidate, nullify, rescind, revoke, void
antonyms:
enact
similar words:
abolish, cancel, retract, reverse, withdraw
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act of repealing, esp. a law or other legislative act.
 
synonyms:
annulment, nullification, rescission, revocation
antonyms:
enactment
similar words:
abolition
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derivations: repealable (adj.), repealer (n.)
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