noun or adjective see abolitionism

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  • aboliţionist — ABOLIŢIONÍST, Ă, aboliţionişti, ste, s.m. şi f. Adept al aboliţionismului. [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. abolitionniste. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  aboliţioníst, ă adj., s.m. f. (adept) al aboliţionismului. (< fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Abolitionist — Ab o*li tion*ist, n. A person who favors the abolition of any institution, especially negro slavery. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abolitionist — (n.) 1795, from ABOLITION (Cf. abolition) + IST (Cf. ist). In Britain, applied 20c. to advocates of ending capital punishment …   Etymology dictionary

  • abolitionist — [n] person wanting something ended activist, advocate, opponent, revolutionary; concept 366 …   New thesaurus

  • abolitionist — ► NOUN ▪ a person who favours the abolition of something, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. DERIVATIVES abolitionism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • abolitionist — [ab΄ə lishist] n. 1. a person in favor of abolishing some law, custom, etc. 2. [occas.A ] one who favored the abolition of slavery in the U.S. abolitionism n …   English World dictionary

  • Abolitionist — Unter Abolitionismus (vom englischen abolition = Abschaffung, Aufhebung) versteht man eine Bewegung zur Abschaffung der Sklaverei. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte des Abolitionismus 1.1 Vereinigtes Königreich 1.2 Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • abolitionist — [[t]æ̱bəlɪ̱ʃ(ə)nɪst[/t]] abolitionists N COUNT: oft N n An abolitionist is someone who campaigns for the abolition of a particular system or practice. By 1838, the abolitionists had shamed parliament into ending slavery in British colonies... As… …   English dictionary

  • abolitionist — UK [ˌæbəˈlɪʃ(ə)nɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms abolitionist : singular abolitionist plural abolitionists a) someone who supports the abolition of something b) someone who supported the abolition of slavery in the 19th century …   English dictionary

  • abolitionist — adj. Abolitionist is used with these nouns: ↑movement …   Collocations dictionary

  • Abolitionist — Abo|li|ti|o|nist der; en, en <aus gleichbed. engl. abolitionist; vgl. ↑...ist> Anhänger des Abolitionismus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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