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Definition of the noun abolition
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noun - plural: abolitions
- the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
Alternative definition of the noun abolition
- The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc.
- (often capitalised), (in British territories) The ending of the slave trade (1807) or of slavery (1833).
- (often capitalised), (in the US) the emancipation of slaves, by the Emancipation Proclamation (1863, ratified 1865).
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Migrants at Work (2014)
Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law by Cathryn Costello, Mark Freedland
Its abolition is a significant element in the shift away from 'employmentfocused' regulation in this sector.
Peace by Peaceful Means (1996)
Peace and Conflict, Development and Civilization by Johan Galtung
Abolition is an anomaly, and was, indeed, very strongly resisted. Anti-slavery campaigns can also be explained in terms of Blue logic by looking further down the column of factors for another key variable: factor (including labor) mobility. With a ...
Analyses and Prescriptions by Fred Holroyd
Jonathan Schell's book The Abolition is an attempt to resolve this question. In the extract which constitutes article 24, Schell recognizes an apparent contradiction between 'the two goals we have set for ourselves' - namely 'to keep the ...
City Club Bulletin (1911)
by City Club of Philadelphia
The argument for its abolition is that it is paid by the parties, but eventually comes out of the office ...
by Peter P. Hinks, John R. McKivigan
Antislavery and Abolition ...
A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic by Peter Hinks, John McKivigan
Thinking about race played a vital part in the movement toward·or away from· abolition. Not all abolitionists endorsed principles of racial equality and controversies over race persisted from the time of emancipation to modern times.
April 14, first Abolition Society in America organized for promoting ...
by Francis T. Cullen, Pamela Wilcox
To some, abolition requires doing away with the entire criminal justice system and to others abolition implies the end of penal law as it presently exists. Abolition is considered possible as the concepts of “crime” and “punishment” are not ...
by Elmar Waibl
triadicity abolition of labour ' Aufliebung der Arbeit f (Proudhon etc) (soc) abolition of private property ' Aufhebung des Privateigentums f (Marx etc) (ec0‚ soc) abolition ol' slavery ' Abschaffung der Sklaverei fi Aufhebung der Sklaverei f (pol) ...
by William Weir
ABOLITION. MOVEMENT: Efforts to abolish slavery began before the American Revolution. In very early colonial times, slavery had not yet established itself. In the largest colony, Virginia, in 1681, there were three thousand black and fifteen ...
by Duncan Watts
Abolitionists agitated for the immediate, unconditional and total abolition of slavery in the United States. Abolitionist groups existed before the founding of the Republic. Some of those involved at Philadelphia were involved in the cause, ...
by Jeffrey D. Schultz, John G. West, Iain S. MacLean
Abolition. Abolition. Abolition, the nineteenth-century movement to abolish slavery in the United States, drew heavily on the theology and biblical interpretations of religious people for its justification. Both apocalyptic and judgmental in tone, the ...
by Christine Fauré
the abolition ofslavery in several English colonies (1777–78); the French Declaration des Droits de ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3O1L1I1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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