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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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83) Congress passed the TRCA in 1992 to clarify that it was Congress's intent that states not be immune from suits brought under the Lanham Act, thereby expressly abrogating state sovereign immunity.
The application stated that a case may be initiated against the former dictator under article six of the constitution for abrogating constitution by imposing emergency on November 3rd, 2007.
ISLAMABAD -- Majority of legal and constitutional experts has called for prosecution of former president Pervez Musharraf under article 6 of the constitution for abrogating constitution twice.
The Daily Times quoted Kasuri, as saying that those who referred to Article 6(2) clearly stated that those who helped in the execution or conspiracy of the acts of abrogating or attempting to abrogate or subvert the constitution would be treated alike.
Standard & Poor's would stress that while abrogating or restructuring the borrowing has been emerging as a risk, it is unlikely to be undertaken lightly.
The petition was filed by the President of Rawalpindi High Court Bar Taufiq Asif, in which it is prayed that Musharraf should be tried under Article 6 for abrogating the constitution of Pakistan.
The increasing numbers of protestors demanded releasing the "innocent" prisoners and detainees, abrogating Article 4 connected with terrorism charges, the disappearance of army and federal police forces from the cities.
We believe the board is abrogating its fiduciary responsibilities to its shareholders through these actions.
ISLAMABAD -- Former president Pervez Musharraf will be quizzed by FIA next week on the charges of abrogating the constitution by slapping emergency in the country on November, 3, 2007.
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.