Translation of abrogation in Spanish:


abrogación, n.

Pronunciation /abrəˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n//ˌæbrəˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/



  • 1

    (of treaty, agreement, law)
    abrogación feminine formal
    derogación feminine
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.