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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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There are four basic elements to the development and implementation of the campaign plan to decertify and abrogate the Iran nuclear deal:
The government of Sudan has a clear intention to abrogate cooperation agreement because the way they are conducting themselves these days clearly indicates determination to abrogate the agreement but they want to find an excuse", said the official, who preferred to remain anonymous
Subsequent to the trial court's decision in Roeder, efforts have been made in the 107th, the 108th, and the 109th Congresses to enact legislation that would explicitly abrogate the provision of the Algiers Accords barring the hostages' suit.
It seems that ever since the Court gave Congress this opportunity to abrogate state sovereign immunity through legislation, it has done all it can to limit this ability and shield the states from such suits.
Congress, however, may abrogate Eleventh Amendment immunity in federal court if it makes its intention to do so unmistakably clear in the language of the statute and acts pursuant to a valid exercise of its power under section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda on Tuesday warned North Korea for the first time of the possibility that Japan could abrogate the Pyongyang Declaration, which Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi signed with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il during their summit last Sept.
In "The Forever War," Senior Editor Jacob Sullum challenges the conventional wisdom that our current state of alert should abrogate constitutional rights.
Even as memories of wartime defeat and devastation have faded, most of the Japanese public has continued to believe that Japan should not abrogate Article 9.
to welcome, or at least accept, a lowering of my standard of living so that access to the world's goods will be more equitably distributed; to forgo American privilege and exceptionalism and to act with more grace and in a more equitable manner when the common good competes with our own advantage; to support and work for agreements of international law that we can live by and not abrogate, annul, or ignore.
District Attorney Steve Cooley said Tuesday he wants to make sure the independent panel of civil rights attorneys doesn't abrogate the constitutional powers of his office.
My theses of the early-mid 90s, which I presented to limited audiences, were that you should not, by losing professional independence, abrogate responsibility for professional standards, nor allow "health" capital to be controlled by a command hierarchy, whether it be dominated by short-term, profit-taking rent seekers, or by political opportunists manipulating government.