Abrogated



to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal:
to abrogate a law.
to put aside; put an end to.
Historical Examples

To this, Russia replied, by declaring the Concordat of 1867 abrogated.
History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science John William Draper

The charter had been abrogated, but the new system had been rejected by the people.
The Siege of Boston Allen French

Laws are not abrogated by being infringed, nor does the disobedience of others make the observance of them less my duty.
A Description of Millenium Hall Sarah Scott

The black code, of course, was abrogated after the Civil War.
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918 Various

Since then treaties have been abrogated by Act of Congress, and this may be considered the established rule.
Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20) Charles Sumner

There are others who maintain that this is a mukham statement and cannot therefore be abrogated.
The Faith of Islam Edward Sell

No law or canon was to be enacted or abrogated, save by the consent of both chambers.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2 Various

In short, Charles’ whole system of government was abrogated.
An Introduction to the History of Western Europe James Harvey Robinson

In the same year, the statute which gave Negro adults the right to attend the public schools was abrogated.
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920 Various

Since it had been instituted by God, it could be abrogated only by him.
The Literature and History of New Testament Times J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen

verb
(transitive) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul
v.

1520s, from Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare “to annul, repeal (a law),” from ab- “away” (see ab-) + rogare “propose a law, request” (see rogation). Form abrogen, from Old French abroger, is recorded from early 15c. Related: Abrogated; abrogating.

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