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abrogate

v. to annul or repeal a law or pass legislation that contradicts the prior law. Abrogate also applies to revoking or withdrawing conditions of a contract. (See: repeal)

abrogate

(Annul), verb abjure, abnegate, abolish, cancel, contradict, contravene, declare null and void, disannul, disapprove, dissolve, eliminate, impair, make void, negate, nullify, obstruct, prohibit, quash, rebuff, refuse, reject, renounce, repudiate, retract, reverse, undo, void
Foreign phrases: Cujus est instituere, ejus est abrogare.Whose right it is to institute anything may abrogate it. Non impedit clausula derogatoria, quo minus ab eadem potestate res dissolvantur a qua constituuntur. A derogaaory clause does not prevent things from being dissolved by the same power by which they were originally created.

abrogate

(Rescind), verb abolish, annul, bar, cancel, countermand, declare null and void, deprive of power, disannul, eliminate, exclude, invalidate, not accept, nullify, omit, override, overrule, prohibit, recall, recant, repudiate, rescindere, retract, reverse, revoke, set aside, supersede, terminate, vacate, void, waive
Associated concepts: abrogating an appeal, express abrooation
Foreign phrases: Clausula quae abrogationem excludit ab initio non valet. A clause which precludes repeal is void from the beginning. Perpetua lex est nullam legem huuanam ac positivam perpetuam esse, et clausula quae abrogationem excludit ab initio non valet. It is a perpettal law that no human and positive law can be perpetual, and a clause which precludes the power of abrogation or repeal is void from the beginning.
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, adeem, annul, ban, bear false witness, cancel, cease, condemn, contradict, controvert, countervail, debar, defeat, disallow, discharge, disclaim, discontinue, disinherit, dissolve, extinguish, invalidate, kill, negate, nullify, overrule, prohibit, proscribe, recall, recant, renege, repeal, repudiate, rescind, revoke, set aside, terminate, vacate, vitiate, void

abrogate

to repeal or annul.
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