abolition

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.n̩/

Noun[change]

Singular
abolition

Plural
abolitions

  1. (countable & uncountable) Abolition is the action of ending something. It often refers to the end of slavery in the United States.
    The abolition of slavery in the United States meant slaves were now free.

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