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abolitionize

[ ab-uh-lish-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˌæb əˈlɪʃ əˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with object), ab·o·li·tion·ized, ab·o·li·tion·iz·ing.

(esp. prior to the Civil War) to convert (persons, a region, a state, etc.) to abolitionism.

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Also especially British, ab·o·li·tion·ise .

Origin of abolitionize

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; abolition + -ize
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