[ UK /ˌæbɹəɡˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌæbɹəˈɡeɪʃən/ ]
  1. the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
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How To Use abrogation In A Sentence

  • When an evil attains this extent, he is a poor citizen, a poor cowardly dallier with opinions, whatever his fighting mark may be, who can make up his mind to calmly acquiesce in establishing its permanence, or to stiffly oppose every movement and every suggestion tending in the least towards its abrogation. The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 4, April, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
  • The problem, though, is that the violent verses take precedence due to something called abrogation. The Last Patriot
  • On Monday, April 20, members of United Nations Security Council called the abrogation of Fiji’s constitution and the firing of its judiciary a “step backwards” and declared the country should hold elections as soon as possible. Global Voices in English » Fiji: Diplomatic maneuverings
  • It was the genius of those early scholars to be able to reconcile the apparent contradictions in the Quran and Sunnah by resorting to "abrogation," where certain verses of the Quran "override" earlier ones. Lim Kit Siang
  • However we have also shown that abrogation of a single gene (p21) in a human tumor cell unexpectedly sensitized xenograft tumors comprised of these cells to radiotherapy while not affecting in vitro cellular radiosensitivity. BioMed Central - Latest articles
  • In a matter so sensitive, to deny the court the capacity to take into account all the circumstances of a case, is a basic denial of justice and an abrogation of our International Treaty obligations.
  • Moreover, the abrogation of indenture contracts in 1900 eliminated the condition under which many Japanese immigrated to this country.
  • The Muslim minority views the code as an indirect abrogation of their cultural freedom.
  • It would depend on the detailed operation of the law and it is most unlikely that a blanket abrogation of legal professional privilege would survive.
  • Instead of attempting to reconcile the verses by contextualizing them in time and in the full qur'anic text, many exegetes have employed the principle of abrogation as a blunt instrument.
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