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ab·ro·gate  audio  (br-gt) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
ab·ro·gat·ed, ab·ro·gat·ing, ab·ro·gates
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin abrogre, abrogt- : ab-, away ; see ab-1 + rogre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
abro·gation(Noun), abro·gative(Adjective), abro·gator(Noun)


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