Translation of abolish in Spanish:

abolish

abolir, v.

Pronunciation /əˈbɑlɪʃ//əˈbɒlɪʃ/

transitive verb

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    (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.