abolitionary
adjective see abolition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • abolitionary — adj. 1. relating to or favoring abolition, especially the abolition of slavery. WordNet 1.5] 2. of or pertaining to abolition [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abolitionary — See abolition. * * * …   Universalium

  • abolitionary — adjective Of or relating to abolition …   Wiktionary

  • abolitionary — É™bÉ™ lɪʃnÉ™rɪ adj. of or pertaining to abolition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abolitionary — ab·o·li·tion·ary …   English syllables

  • abolitionary — adjective relating to or favoring abolition, especially abolition of slavery • Pertains to noun: ↑abolition • Derivationally related forms: ↑abolition …   Useful english dictionary

  • abolition — abolitionary, adj. /ab euh lish euhn/, n. 1. the act of abolishing: the abolition of war. 2. the state of being abolished; annulment; abrogation: the abolition of unjust laws; the abolition of unfair taxes. 3. the legal prohibition and ending of… …   Universalium

  • abolition — noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin abolition , abolitio, from abolēre Date: 1529 1. the act of abolishing ; the state of being abolished 2. the abolishing of slavery • abolitionary adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mary Ann McCracken — (8 July 1770 – 26 July 1866) was a social reformer. She was born in Belfast, the sister of the Irish rebel Henry Joy McCracken, who was executed in Belfast following his role in the Battle of Antrim in June 1798. After Henry s execution in 1798… …   Wikipedia

  • abolition — /æbəˈlɪʃən / (say abuh lishuhn) noun annulment; abrogation: the abolition of a capital gains tax; the abolition of slavery; the abolition of a means test. {Latin abolitio} –abolitionary, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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