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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French abolissement, from aboliss-, stem of some conjugated forms abolir.[1]

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NounEdit

abolishment (countable and uncountable, plural abolishments)

  1. The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction. [First attested from the mid 16th century.][2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN), page 4
  2. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 6