Word – Abrogate
Abrogate – Word of the Day
[verb]: repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement).
: evade (a responsibility or duty).
History dates back to the early 15th century. Debated of Latin and French origin.
From Latin word abrogatus, past participle of abrogare where ab means “away from” and roagare means “propose, ask”
From French word abroger
Verb examples – abrogate:
1. The collector requested the ministry to abrogate the new order.
2. The Duke wrote to the Pope to abrogate his marriage.
3. The new Finance bill evoked public disapproval. So the government decided to abrogate it.
4. It is suspected that the government abrogated the order due to the pressure of the UN council.
5. The opposition pressured the government to abrogate the new law.
Noun examples – abrogation:
1. The government did not resist the abrogation.
2. The Pope was not willing to issue an abrogation for the marriage.
3. As the new finance bill did not receive public approval, the government decided on its abrogation.
4. It seems that the UN council forced the government towards abrogation.
5. The collector requested for an abrogation of the new order.
Adjective examples – abrogative:
1. The public disapproval of the new Finance bill, encouraged the opposition to be abrogative.
2. The collector was threatened to sign the abrogative papers.
3. The UN council was abrogative of the new law of the government.
4. The abrogative appeal on the marriage was dismissed by the Pope.
5. The assembly was abrogative of the new trade agreement.