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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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Dogar said SC had declared Pervez Musharraf step as abrogation of constitution.
Abrogation of the 1950 Treaty was a key element of Maoist charter of 40 demands.
NAFTA abrogation would mean defaulting to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules; however, WTO rules are not as comprehensive, and tariffs could rise on certain Mexican export sectors.
The two parties have already discussed in details the common minimum programme of the state government while BJP has agreed to the PDP demand that status quo would be maintained on two contentious issues -- abrogation of Article 370 that gives Jammu and Kashmir constitutional status of a special state under the Union of India and withdrawal of AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act), which enables the army to arrest anyone without warrant.
Is the German suitor/visitor also a cause for the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA)?
The second condition is the abrogation of the company where he/she is working.
Since December last year, Fallujah is witnessing weekly demonstrations administered and guided by religious, political and tribal personalities demanding the abrogation of some laws and releasing the detainees and prisoners, as well as withdrawing Iraqi regular army to be replaced by local police.
As regards Romania Brussels proposes the abrogation of the excessive deficit procedure, which means that Bucharest observes the golden rule of European finance.
He said handing the records over, even confidentially, "may impede or cause the abrogation or loss of the attorney-client privilege of the governmental body, or may intrude and unduly interfere upon the power of a governing board of any agency within the executive branch established by the Texas Constitution to conduct its activities and fulfill its legal mandates and responsibilities.
Abrogation in the Qur'an and Islamic law; a critical study of the concept of "Naskh" and its impact.
Egypt's unilateral abrogation of the treaty causes "tremendous financial damage" to Israel, and to the Amgas and Ampal companies, according to Channel 2.
The law stipulates the abrogation of any article contradicting its provisions.