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abrogate

[ ab-ruh-geyt ]
/ 藞忙b r蓹藢ge瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ab路ro路gat路ed, ab路ro路gat路ing.
to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal: to abrogate a law.
to put aside; put an end to.
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Origin of abrogate

1520鈥30; <Latin abrog膩tus repealed (past participle of abrog膩re). See ab-, rogation, -ate1

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH abrogate

abrogate , arrogate, derogate
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British Dictionary definitions for abrogate

abrogate
/ (藞忙br蓹蕣藢伞e瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul

Derived forms of abrogate

abrogation, nounabrogator, noun

Word Origin for abrogate

C16: from Latin abrog膩tus repealed, from ab- 1 + rog膩re to propose (a law)
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