ABOLISH's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of abolish
Definition:
v. cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
Example:
In a letter to the British government, the EU has demanded that Britain abolish laws protecting religious freedom rights with regards to "sexual orientation."
Sentence in Classic:
For even if he could have taken his consulship from one man, or his status as a senator from another, he could not abolish the senatorial rank nor pass new laws.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The four young pigs who had protested when Napoleon abolished the Meetings raised their voices timidly, but they were promptly silenced by a tremendous growling from the dogs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
No sooner were the spirit monopolies abolished than the railways came up, and banking companies; that, too, is profit without work.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This we know from observing the methods which Christianity has followed in dealing with the religion of the Gentiles, for we find that it has abolished all the rites and ordinances of that worship, and obliterated every trace of the ancient belief.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
This man abolished the old soldiery, organized the new, gave up old alliances, made new ones; and as he had his own soldiers and allies, on such foundations he was able to build any edifice: thus, whilst he had endured much trouble in acquiring, he had but little in keeping.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context
They cannot be laughed away, nor always successfully stormed at, nor easily abolished by act of legislature.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of health, as well as brevity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context