Meaning of abolition
Pronunciation: (ab"u-lish'un), [key]
- the act of abolishing: the abolition of war.
- the state of being abolished; annulment; abrogation: the abolition of unjust laws; the abolition of unfair taxes.
- the legal prohibition and ending of slavery, esp. of slavery of blacks in the U.S.
- abolition (Thesaurus)