Definition of abolition
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Origin of abolition
OTHER WORDS FROM abolitionab·o·li·tion·ar·y, adjectivenon·ab·o·li·tion, nounpro·ab·o·li·tion, adjective
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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 majority|Mike DeBonis|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
However, when the recent protests erupted, skeptics called police abolition extreme and impossible.
Most people understand the abolition of policing, for instance, to be about the elimination of the police.
When people speak of abolition, they think about it as a far-off thing.
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.
A foreigner such as Bartholdi viewed the abolition of slavery as Liberty achieved in the United States.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And while abolition of the air force is unlikely, the factions that believe in the primacy of boots on the ground are influential.
The acting President vetoed the abolition but the parliamentary move still rankles in Crimea.
Why isn't his first step the abolition of the State Department's outrageous program of state-sponsored serfdom?
There is no goal of the abolition of the State of Israel, or even its transformation into one secular democratic state.
Ample tolerance of all religions and sects, but abolition and expulsion of all monastic Orders.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Pipes continued to appear upon the stage until its abolition (in company with the Prayer Book) by the Puritan rulers.
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 Chronology|Joel Munsell
The government would not act a weak part in conceding the abolition of the oath in the said cases.
That government seems at present disposed to concede the abolition of that oath to the Catholics of Ireland.