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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To withdraw or revoke, usually by official action; invalidate.

Usage examples (33)
  • I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.
  • Even Republicans admit that repeal is virtually impossible.
  • The Hill: McCain: GOP hopes to sidestep veto in repeal efforts
  • Taylor and VanDoren similarly conclude that PUHCA repeal is a good thing. for more
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