to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal:
to abrogate a law.
to put aside; put an end to.
(transitive) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul
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.
abronah R.V., one of Israel’s halting-places in the desert (Num.33:34,35), just before Ezion-gaber. In A.V., “Ebronah.”
sudden or unexpected: an abrupt departure. curt or brusque in speech, manner, etc.: an abrupt reply. terminating or changing suddenly: an abrupt turn in a road. having many sudden changes from one subject to another; lacking in continuity or smoothness: an abrupt writing style. steep; precipitous: an abrupt descent. Botany, (def 4). Contemporary Examples And […]
- Abruptio placentae
abruptio placentae abruptio placentae ab·rup·ti·o pla·cen·tae (ə-brŭp’shē-ō’ plə-sěn’tē’) n. The premature detachment of a normally situated placenta.
a sudden breaking off. Historical Examples By this abruption, posterity lost more instruction than delight. Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley Samuel Johnson The comma is the note of connection and continuity of sentences; the period is the note of abruption and disjunction. Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies Samuel Johnson noun […]