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Definition of the noun abolishment

What does abolishment mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abolishments

  1. the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

Alternative definition of the noun abolishment


  1. The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction. - Richard Hooker

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Google previewThe Constitutional Protection of Private Property in China (2016)

Historical Evolution and Comparative Research by Chuanhui Wang

Compared with an announcement by the NPCSC that the measures are unconstitutional, the State Council's abolishment is an approach that 'minimised the shock by the eventual cancellation of the regulations by the NPCSC';.187 According ...

Google previewGovernment (2015)

A Public Administration Perspective by Jos C. N. Raadschelders

In this sense, the tradition of socialeconomic association through guilds and its abolishment is a common heritage ...

Google previewSelected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume II (2015)

Pure Land by Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

the Sangha institution or rather its abolishment means doing away with the Arhatship ideal of Buddhism, which in turn means the democratization of the whole system of Buddhism. And, we can say, this movement of secularization and ...

Google previewThe Institution Quarterly (1916)

Such an abolishment is an ideal toward which we are m New Mexico: Corporal punishment inflicted in kindergarten, sel" in district schools, frequently; in ward schools, frequently; high Schó. seldom; reformatories, prisons and workhouses not ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of World History (2017)

by Donker Van Heel

Abolishment. of. Apartheid. Starting in 1948, South Africa maintained an official policy of racial segregation called apartheid. Whites and nonwhites were separated in many aspects of society, with whites having the privileged position even ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nevada (2001)

by Nancy Capace

Abolishment of county; approval of voters in county. The legislature shall not abolish any county unless the qualified voters of the county affected shall at a general or special election first approve such proposed abolishment by a majority of all ...

Google previewMultilingual Law Dictionary (1979)

by Lawrence Deems Egbert, Fernando Morales Macedo

abandonment abolishment 1. abandonment abandon (m); désistement (m) d'une demande (d'instance) abandono (m); desamparo (m); desistimiento (m) (de una apelación) Aufgabe (f); Verzicht (m) auf; Klagerücknahme (f) 2. to abandon ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Studies (2012)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer

Yet, at the beginning of the modern reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries, social reform within the Jain community topped the agenda, including the abolishment of casteism, sectarianism, introduction of modern Westernstyle ...

Google previewThe anti-absurd or phrenotypic English pronouncing & orthographical dictionary (1845)

by Bartłomiej Beniowski

ABIDE Aby'd ABolishER Abo'lisher | ABIDER Aby' der ABOLISHMENT Abolishment ABIDING Aby'ding ABOLITION Aboli'shon ABJECT Abjekt ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

Abolishment is occasionally still used in more neutral and ad hoc uses emphasizing the process rather than the result, but it is nearly 30 times less frequent in the OEC than abolition: But there are fears the service may be scrapped before it ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

abolishment; ✳admonishment. These nouns are inferior to—and much rarer than—the organically derived abolition and admonition; no longer is there any difference in meaning between the -ment and the -tion forms. Yet the -ment forms, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disability (2005)

by Gary L Albrecht

Many of the early pioneers in the survivor/user movement were angry, promoting the complete abolishment of the psychiatric system. By 1980, some individuals were identifying themselves as “consumers” and had begun organizing self-help ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

Before its abolishment by President Clinton on 8 February 1993, the CEQ consisted of three members, appointed by the President, with advice and consent from the Senate. Under NEPA, the CEQ provided advice to the President on federal ...

Google previewA Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992)

by Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder

abolishment SEE ISOLATION means abolishment . absence 1. A little absence does much good. Rec. dist.: Miss. 2. Absence cools moderate passions but inflames violent ones. Rec. dist.: Miss., N.Y., Wis.

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Small photo of SHAH ALAM MALAYSIA -2 JANUARY 2017: For 25 years, The Sungai Rasau toll plazas located along the Federal Highway will be abolishment and demolished in a month's time. More...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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