abolere

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abolēre

  1. present active infinitive of aboleō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of aboleō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of aboleō

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin abolēre, present active infinite of aboleō (I retard, destroy, abolish), from both ab- (away), from ab (from, away from, of), from Proto-Italic *ab, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epó (off, away) + and *oleō (increase, grow), from Proto-Italic *oleō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂oléye-, the o-grade causative of *h₂el- (grow, nourish).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abʊˈleːrə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːrə
  • Hyphenation: a‧bo‧le‧re

Verb[edit]

abolere (imperative aboler, present tense abolerer, passive aboleres, simple past abolerte, past participle abolert, present participle abolerende, verbal noun abolering)

  1. (transitive) (literary, rare) to abolish (to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice)
    • 1918, Henrik Wergeland, Samlede Skrifter V,1, page 261:
      den ved senere erklæringer formentlig modificerede og i aarenes løb i sig selv abolerede tirade «spreta juvenili levitate»
      the tirade «spreta juvenili levitate», which was probably modified by later declarations and over the years in itself abolished in itself
    Synonyms: avskaffe, gjøre ende på, fjerne

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