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From Latin obrogō.

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obrogate (third-person singular simple present obrogates, present participle obrogating, simple past and past participle obrogated)

  1. (law, rare) To annul a law by enacting a new law, as opposed to repealing the former law.
    • 1880, Johannes Voet, translated by James Buchanan, Johannes Voet, His Commentary on the Pandects, page 56[1]:
      That a law is surrogated, when anything is added to the former law; that it is obrogated when anything in the former law is changed.

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obrogāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of obrogātus