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Definition of repeal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



repeal somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they repeal
he / she / it repeals
past simple repealed
-ing form repealing
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if a government, or other group, or person with authority repeals a law, that law is no longer valid The committee does not have the power to repeal the ban.
repeal noun [uncountable]
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the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846