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ab ruh gay shuhn

  • n  the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

  • Factors producing a hostile public opinion on Prohibition: 1) Attempts to enforce the Volstead Act as something above the law; 2) Dry demands for "abrogation of the .
  • Patti's suit asks for custody of Son Brett David, 3, use of the couple's pricey North Miami Beach condominium, and abrogation of a prenuptial agreement limiting any divorce .
  • This created a conflict of interest, said the court, that resulted in "an outrageous abrogation" of Corona's rights and "rendered the trial a farce and mockery.

  • Paul Dacre in Times Online
    Mr Dacre said: "Most people would consider such activities to be perverted, depraved, the very abrogation of civilised behaviour of which the law is supposed to be the safeguard. Not Justice Eady. To him such behaviour was merely...
  • Condoleezza Rice in 米国大使館
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told reporters June 19 that a resumption of the missile testing would be regarded as "an abrogation of obligations," and "would once again show North Korea is determined to deepen its isolation, determined...
  • John McCain in Forbes
    I think it's a matter of national security,McCain said, "and to do nothing - to leave the status quo - would be an abrogation of our responsibilities to the American people."

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