abolition

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  • Info Abolition refers to the act of putting an end to something by law.
  • The early years of the 19th century once again saw an increased public interest in abolition.
  • He also gave support to the growing campaign for the abolition of slavery.
  • She has also more recently written against the whole prison system, arguing for a complete abolition.
  • They subsequently regained their majority, which they held until the council's abolition.
  • However, although he supported its gradual abolition, he did not free his own slaves.
  • They were especially pleased with his fight for the abolition of the slave trade.
  • They were joined by many of the free men of color who opposed the abolition of slavery.
  • At the time of its abolition it had fifty-four members, including its own Speaker.
  • Their abolition saw a significant increase of free trade.
  • He thinks that such a debate can only lead to an abolition of these rules.
  • Many international human rights organisations as well as women's rights groups in many countries have called for its abolition.
  • Slavery's abolition affected many local property owners, as well as their slaves.
  • The abolition of the slave trade gradually caused a change in traffic.
  • His government also saw the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.
  • Therefore, in the five elections to the Senate to occur before its abolition, three different systems were used.
  • It recommended various changes, although most of the abolitions resulting from these took place in Scotland.
  • And such measures may not even be intended to be a first step towards any kind of reduction or abolition.
  • The group has worked for such causes as immigrant rights and death-penalty abolition.
  • Mexico also played its part in the abolition of slavery.
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Meaning of abolition

  • noun The act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
    the abolition of capital punishment