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abrogate

Withdraw, rescind, revoke, or cancel. Common usage implies an act done in a one-sided or high-handed manner, but this is not necessary to the definition.
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Second, Musharraf in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Army, by adopting unconstitutional means, abrogated, subverted / suspended/held in abeyance the constitution by issuing the Proclamation, hence committing the offence of high treason as defined in Article 6 of the constitution.
Justice (Retd) Wajih ud Din said a resolution calling for registration of case under article 6 of the constitution against Pervez Musharraf has already been tabled in senate as he has abrogated the constitution for two times and whenever he is present in Pakistan he be tried under article 6.
President Clinton confirmed he wants the treaty enforced, not abrogated.
While there have been cases where issuers have abrogated their COPs or lease obligations, they have been isolated and rare.
It is the Greek view which has triumphed in Canada; the author is "critical of a parliament which, in passing legislation, has scorned our history and abrogated our Christian heritage; critical of law schools which by and large have abandoned their responsibility to educate lawyers, settling, at best, merely for training, at worst, for ideology and self-indulgence; and most critical of all of Canadian courts which .
By preventing publication of the NORA, the DOI abrogated the BLM's valid exercise of its discretionary authority and the binding agreement with LLV" the suit says.
ISLAMABAD -- Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of Islamabad High Court (IHC) has remarked that the person who abrogated constitution is being provided heavy security while who protected it, is not being facilitated.
He suggested that all the elected members should take oath that they would never support those who had abrogated the constitution.
Earlier, Media Adviser Ali al-Mussawi stated that the deal was abrogated, but new talks will be conducted, while Defense Minister Dulaimi denied abrogating the deal.
Under a new strategy, the PML-N would submit an application under Article 6 of the 1973 Constitution, which states that anyone who now abrogated or attempted or conspired to abrogate or subvert the constitution shall be "guilty of high treason.
He abrogated the undignified and humiliating tasks the Jews were forced to carry out.
Attorney Saul Green also received letters from Made In Detroit suggesting that their right to due process and civil rights may have been abrogated by actions of State and Federal officials.