Definición de repeal en inglés:

repeal

Silabificación: re·peal
Pronunciación: /riˈpēl
 
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verbo

[with object]

sustantivo

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  • The action of revoking or annulling a law or congressional act: the House voted in favor of repeal
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Though many of the interest group representatives in favor of repeal indicated that the time for Glass-Steagall reform was urgent, legislators did not possess that same feeling of urgency.
    • As most professionals now understand, the recently enacted estate tax repeal means that there is no estate tax repeal.
    • We know that reasonable men and women with access to the same facts urged repeal of Prohibition, presumably because they weighted good and harm differently; in short, because they had different values.
    Sinónimos
    revocation, rescinding, cancellation, reversal, annulment, nullification, quashing, abolition
    formal abrogation
    archaic recall

Derivativos

repealable

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

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

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