In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(institution/practice) abolir(practice/institution) suprimir(law) derogar(law) abolir(slavery) abolir
- He suggested that abolishing the current system would discourage firms from advancing credit.
- On 21 September the monarchy was abolished in France and a republic was declared.
- This put the wind back in the sails of Wilberforce who succeeded in pushing through a bill abolishing the slave trade.
- They proposed a referendum on abolishing the monarchy, and setting up a republic.
- Chancellor has said he will abolish hospital accommodation charges for pensioners.
- Indeed, one of the major arguments against abolishing the monarchy is the desire to preserve tradition.
- If the council can afford to do this, why not simply abolish the charges and remove the new yellow lines?
- Road tax will be abolished and the loss of revenue will be compensated for with an additional surcharge on fuel.
- The grand coalition also agreed to abolish numerous tax benefits for ordinary earners.
- The only people who can actually abolish hunting are its practitioners.
- That gives a total of one hundred and six countries that have abolished the death penalty in practice.
- We in the Liberal Democrats say council tax is fundamentally unfair and should be abolished.
- Koreans are now divided over the sensitive issue of abolishing the system.
- It was experts who abolished grammar schools for their presumed comprehensive paradise.
- The society added that abolishing the current system of debt recovery would discourage firms from advancing credit or lending money.
- When we've finished doing this we will then abolish the entire department.
- The movements to abolish the trade and emancipate the slaves gathered momentum.
- In fact, the chair of philosophy at Moscow University was abolished in the late 1820s.
- At the beginning of this year the global quota system for textiles was abolished.
- The best argument for keeping the BBC is to imagine what we would gain by abolishing the corporation or forcing it to accept adverts.
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