In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of treaty, agreement, law)abrogación feminine formalderogación feminine
- In a matter so sensitive, to deny the court the capacity to take into account all the circumstances of a case, is a basic denial of justice and an abrogation of our International Treaty obligations.
- It would depend on the detailed operation of the law and it is most unlikely that a blanket abrogation of legal professional privilege would survive.
- The courts accept that abrogation of these privileges can only be made by statute but nonetheless there is considerable scope for judicial definition of limits.
- The administration's arguments justifying the wholesale abrogation of civil liberties are by no means limited to an emergency response to an immediate threat.
- It had tightened its grip on power through unconstitutional legislation, abrogation of the rule of law, and crude violence.
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