obrogation

[ ob-ruh-gey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɒb rəˈgeɪ ʃən /

noun Civil Law.

the annulment or alteration of a law by the enactment of a new one.

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Origin of obrogation

1650–60; <Latin obrogātiōn- (stem of obrogātiō), equivalent to ob-ob- + rogātiōn-rogation
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