repealer

noun
re·​peal·​er | \ ri-ˈpē-lər How to pronounce repealer (audio) \

Definition of repealer

: one that repeals specifically : a legislative act that abrogates an earlier act

Examples of repealer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On March 16, eight days after Slaton filed his repealer, Oliverson introduced a resolution that only would lift mask requirements. Robert T. Garrett, Dallas News, 27 Mar. 2021 The outpouring of political organizing to save the law shocked its would-be repealers. Jonathan Chait, Daily Intelligencer, 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of repealer

1687, in the meaning defined above

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“Repealer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repealer. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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repealer

noun
re·​peal·​er

Legal Definition of repealer

: a legislative act or clause in an act that repeals an earlier act

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