The definition of abolition is the act of stopping something, or the state of being stopped.(noun)
An example of abolition is a law that has been repealed.
Abolition is defined as the ending of slavery.(noun)
An example of abolition is the passing of the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution in 1865 which made enslaving another person illegal.
See abolition in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr or L
See abolition in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin abolitiō, abolitiōn-
Origin: , from abolitus
Origin: , past participle of abolēre, to abolish; see abolish.
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