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  1. The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc. [First attested around the early 16th century.]
  2. (historical, often capitalised, Britain, US) The ending of the slave trade or of slavery. [First attested around the early 18th century.]
  3. (historical, often capitalised, Australia) The ending of convict transportation. [First attested around the late 18th century.]
  4. (obsolete) An amnesty; a putting out of memory. [Attested from the early 17th century to the early 19th century.]
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  6. Examples:
    1. “Indeed, I think the complexity of the system alone is reason for its abolition.”
      “The abolition of polling stations means that people cannot be guaranteed the right to vote in privacy and security.”
      “The party has also argued for abolition of the House of Lords and refused to take seats in it.”
  1. A person who favors the abolition of any particular institution. [since the late 18th century]
  2. (historical, US) A person who favored or advocated the abolition of slavery. [since the late 18th century]
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  4. Examples:
    1. “The themes of slavery and the abolitionist movement are clearly presented in the film - not just underlying themes as in the book.”
  1. An opinion in favor of the abolition of something; the tenets of abolitionists. [First attested in the early 19th century.]
  2. Examples:
    1. “At the beginning, too, I suppose that his taking up abolitionism made him enemies.”
      “At all points we see, therefore, that abolitionism has to do with religion, and religion with it.”
      “I doubt not this is the kind of liberty at which some of the champions of abolitionism, viz.”
  1. The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction. [First attested from the mid 16th century.]
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  3. Examples:
    1. “They agitated for American independence and the abolishment of slavery in the United States.”
      “The members were particularly annoyed that they had only received news of the final abolishment of the board within the previous 24 hours.”
      “Originally staged in January 1904, the play is set after the abolishment of serfdom, but well before the Bolshevik Revolution.”
  1. Agent noun of abolish; one who abolishes. [First attested from the mid 17th century.]
  2. Examples:
    1. “I suppose they did not think that, having been published before the deluge, it could have safely survived that world-wide calamity, the abolisher of all things.”
      “He was the real abolisher of serfdom in Russia, as history will yet prove.”
      “In the same passage as Jackson's inglorious fall, Stanford blesses President Lincoln, abolisher of slavery, and Baby Gauge, one of Francis's black blood brothers.”
  1. Abolitionists, specifiically the northern states during the US Civil War.
  1. plural of abolitiondom
  1. plural of abolitionist
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  3. Examples:
    1. “It was already established practice that black American abolitionists travel to England, Scotland and sometimes Ireland on speaking tours.”
      “Most Spiritualists were outspoken abolitionists and often engaged in fiery polemics against slavery at lectures and seances.”
      “To abolitionists, capital punishment is equally uncivilized and deserving of a definitive ruling of its unconstitutionality.”
  1. plural of abolitionism
  1. plural of abolisher
  2. Examples:
    1. “The Bad Guys were the European Union, the sexual liberals, the would-be abolishers of the pound and the Bureaucrats.”
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