Examples of abolition in a Sentence
the abolition of a law
calls for the abolition of the death penalty
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His release helped spur the governor at the time, George Ryan, to halt executions in Illinois, a step toward the abolition of the death penalty here in 2011.
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an emergency appeal to stay enforcement of Proposition 209, California’s abolition of affirmative action programs.
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ABOLITION Defined for Kids
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: a complete elimination of the abolition of war
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