Share this entry

Share this page

abrogate

División en sílabas: ab·ro·gate
Pronunciación: /ˈabrəˌɡāt
 
/

Definición de abrogate en inglés:

verbo

[with object] formal
Repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement): a proposal to abrogate temporarily the right to strike
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This section abrogates the common law principle, historically enshrined in the Judges' Rules, that only a defendant's voluntary statements can be relied on in a criminal trial.
  • Accordingly, it is not within the competence of the Rules Committee, to abrogate the common law.
  • The employees submitted that the Premier Plan and the associated trust could not be separated and the merger could not lawfully abrogate the trust rights to which they were entitled.
Sinónimos
Law disallow, cancel, invalidate, nullify, void, negate, dissolve, countermand, declare null and void, discontinue;
reverse, retract, remove, withdraw, abolish, put an end to, do away with, get rid of, end, stop, quash, scrap;

Origen

early 16th century: from Latin abrogat- 'repealed', from the verb abrogare, from ab- 'away, from' + rogare 'propose a law'.

Uso

The verbs abrogate and arrogate are quite different in meaning. While abrogate meansrepeal (a law),’ arrogate meanstake or claim (something) for oneself without justification,’ often in the structure arrogate something to oneself, as in the emergency committee arrogated to itself whatever powers it chose.

Derivados

abrogation

1
Pronunciación: /ˌabrəˈɡāSHən/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The courts accept that abrogation of these privileges can only be made by statute but nonetheless there is considerable scope for judicial definition of limits.
  • It would depend on the detailed operation of the law and it is most unlikely that a blanket abrogation of legal professional privilege would survive.
  • The administration's arguments justifying the wholesale abrogation of civil liberties are by no means limited to an emergency response to an immediate threat.
Sinónimos
repeal, revocation, repudiation, rescinding, overturning, annulment, overruling, cancellation, invalidation, nullification, negation, dissolution, discontinuation;
reversal, retraction, removal, withdrawal, abolition
formal rescission

Words that rhyme with abrogate

arrogate

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure