Definition of abolition noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    abolition

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    noun
    NAmE//ˌæbəˈlɪʃn//
     
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  1. 1 the ending of a law, a system, or an institution the abolition of capital punishment
  2. 2 Abolition the official ending of the institution of slavery in the U.S.
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