Examples of abolition in a Sentence
the abolition of a law
calls for the abolition of the death penalty
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Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune, America’s largest paper by circulation and a standard-bearer for abolition, was banned in the city.
Hadn’t McDonnell once been photographed holding a letter that called for the abolition of M.I.5, the U.K.’s equivalent of the F.B.I.?
If Republicans need Democratic help to raise the debt limit, Democrats could fairly seek a multi-decade suspension of the debt limit—or preferably its outright abolition—in exchange for their votes.
Undeniably, Underground—with its unapologetic commitment to telling the truth about genocide, abolition and revolution—fills and exceeds that role.
Labour gained far more publicity for popular policies on renationalization of the railways, abolition of student tuition fees and hiring more police than would have been the case if it had been launched conventionally.
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.
Perry, who once called for the abolition of the Energy Department, has since become an outspoken proponent of the department’s importance, particularly of the cutting-edge research conducted at the national labs.
But Perry, who once called for the abolition of the department, has become an outspoken proponent of the department's importance, particularly the national labs.
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ABOLITION Defined for Kids
Definition of abolition for Students
: a complete elimination of the abolition of war
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