Meaning of repeal

re•peal

Pronunciation: (ri-pēl'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to revoke or withdraw formally or officially: to repeal a grant.
  2. to revoke or annul (a law, tax, duty, etc.) by express legislative enactment; abrogate.
—n.
  1. the act of repealing; revocation; abrogation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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