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repeal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Government, Law
repealre‧peal /rɪˈpiːl/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 PGSCLif a government repeals a law, it officially ends that lawrepeal noun [uncountable]
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repealThe United States Conference of Mayors issued a statement denouncing the move to repeal.In fact, the Act does not repeal all of them.The draconian Special Powers Act was never repealed despite the election promises.This was repealed in 1971 and chargeable assets in a deceased's estate pass to the heirs at probate value.He has championed the popular ban on assault-style weapons, defending it with gusto as Republicans try to repeal it.No special procedures are required for amending or repealing such laws.If Congress were to repeal the amendment this year, GUPS-type investigations would be easier to initiate.Congress repealed the ban on women flying Naval combat missions.The House bill repeals the current housing law, while the Senate bill repeals only parts of it and rewrites others.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrepealre‧peal /rɪˈpiːl/ verb [transitive]LAW to officially end a law, rule, restriction etcThe bill would repeal a 10% luxury tax on yachts and private planes.repeal noun [countable, uncountable]its campaign for the repeal of the new labour legislation→ See Verb table
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Verb table
repeal
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrepeal
he, she, itrepeals
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrepealed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave repealed
he, she, ithas repealed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad repealed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill repeal
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have repealed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam repealing
he, she, itis repealing
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you, we, theyare repealing
Past
I, he, she, itwas repealing
you, we, theywere repealing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been repealing
he, she, ithas been repealing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been repealing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be repealing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been repealing
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