Definition of abrogate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

abrogate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈæbrəɡeɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbrəɡeɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they abrogate
BrE BrE//ˈæbrəɡeɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbrəɡeɪt//
 
he / she / it abrogates
BrE BrE//ˈæbrəɡeɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbrəɡeɪts//
 
past simple abrogated
BrE BrE//ˈæbrəɡeɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbrəɡeɪtɪd//
 
past participle abrogated
BrE BrE//ˈæbrəɡeɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbrəɡeɪtɪd//
 
-ing form abrogating
BrE BrE//ˈæbrəɡeɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbrəɡeɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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abrogate something (specialist) to officially end a law, an agreement, etc. synonym repeal The rule has been abrogated by mutual consent. Word Origin early 16th cent.: from Latin abrogat- ‘repealed’, from the verb abrogare, from ab- ‘away, from’ + rogare ‘propose a law’.
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