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repeal

noun

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1 the act of putting an end to something planned or previously agreed to
  • the repeal of archaic laws
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repeal

verb

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1 to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
  • The company called the furniture store to repeal the order for six new desks.
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2 to put an end to by formal action
  • In 1933, Congress passed the 21st Amendment which repealed the Prohibition Amendment of 1919, thus making the sale, distribution, and use of alcohol legal once again.
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do away with, set aside

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3 to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to)
  • If I find that you have been lying about this, I'll instantly repeal every promise I made to you.
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