Definition of abolitionist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    abolitionist

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    NAmE//ˌæbəˈlɪʃənɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who is in favor of the abolition of something
  2. 2Abolitionist a person who supported or worked for the abolition of slavery in the U.S. the Abolitionist John Brown
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