Meaning of abrogate

ab•ro•gate

Pronunciation: (ab'ru-gāt"), [key]
— -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
  1. to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal: to abrogate a law.
  2. to put aside; put an end to.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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