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[ab-ruh-gey-shuh n] /ˌæb rəˈgeɪ ʃən/
the act or an instance of abrogating, or repealing:
abrogation of the treaty's responsibility. Unabridged
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  • Here we're talking about gross and premeditated abrogation of responsibility by a senior administrator.
  • What characteristics allow for such moral abrogation.
  • And there are many contract doctrines that allow for abrogation of contracts that might apply here.
Word Origin and History for abrogation

1530s, from Latin abrogationem (nominative abrogatio) "repeal of a law," noun of action from past participle stem of abrogare (see abrogate).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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