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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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In the 108th Congress the Senate added amendments to three appropriations bills that expressly would have abrogated the Algiers Accord, but in each case the amendment was deleted in conference.
One way to safeguard children's interests was by finding for maintenance even after an adoption had been abrogated.
President Clinton confirmed he wants the treaty enforced, not abrogated.
An NDP government that abrogated the FTA and NAFTA would have to intervene directly in production, to shore up a crumbling economy.
While there have been cases where issuers have abrogated their COPs or lease obligations, they have been isolated and rare.
If Article 35A is abrogated, it will change this scenario.
Omar also made it clear that Article 370 cannot be abrogated till the Constituent Assembly, which approved Jammu and Kashmir's accession to India, is recalled, a day after the MoS in the PMO Jitendra Singh stirred a controversy by declaring that the new government has started the process for repealing the provision.
The minister said it was court's prerogative to decide fate of a person who abrogated the constitution.
In 1969, Iranian Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi abrogated the 1937 border agreement with Iraq, demanding to adopt the Thalweg river line.
But the law was abrogated at the federal level a few months later.
Supreme Court has broadly interpreted the Eleventh Amendment to mean that states generally cannot be sued by individuals except where their immunity has been lawfully waived by the states themselves or lawfully abrogated by Congress.
Our commissioners (except those like Boland) have abrogated their responsibilities, catered to the lowest personal or special interest or both, motivated common denominators and presented us with a big nothing.