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noun. ['ˌæbəˈlɪʃən'] the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery).
Rhymes with Abolition
How do you pronounce abolition?
Pronounce abolition as ˌæbəˈlɪʃən.
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Sentences with abolition
1. Noun, singular or mass
They built schools for African-American children and came to be strong supporters of the abolition of slavery.
Quotes about abolition
1. Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
- Michel Foucault