Definition of repeal in English:

repeal

Line breaks: re¦peal
Pronunciation: /rɪˈpiːl
 
/

verb

[with object]

noun

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Derivatives

repealable

adjective
More example sentences
  • To prevent self-entrenching amendments, assume that the amendment will be repealable under currently-existing constitutional procedures and voting rules, even if it purports to change those procedures and rules.
  • They insist, and profess to believe, that treaties like acts of assembly, should be repealable at pleasure.

Origin

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French repeler, from Old French re- (expressing reversal) + apeler 'to call, appeal'.

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