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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of abrogare, from ab- 'away' + rogare 'to ask, suggest a law'

abrogate

verb
     
ab‧ro‧gate [transitive] formal
to officially end a legal agreement, practice etc:
Both governments voted to abrogate the treaty.
abrogation noun [uncountable and countable]

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