Repeal Amendment

Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era . . 2015.

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  • Repeal — A repeal is the removal or reversal of a law. This is generally done when a law is no longer effective, or it is shown that a law is having far more negative consequences than were originally envisioned. Major repeals in history include: *The… …   Wikipedia

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  • repeal — 1. verb the Eighteenth Amendment was repealed in 1933 Syn: revoke, rescind, cancel, reverse, annul, nullify, declare null and void, quash, abolish; Law vacate; formal abrogate; archaic recall Ant: enact 2. noun the repeal of the law Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • repeal of constitution — An express, implied, or constructive repeal of a provision of a constitution by the adoption of an amendment to the constitution. 16 Am J2d Const L § 27 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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