REPEAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REPEAL
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 v.  revoke or annul, especially by official or formal act
Classic Sentence:
1  If they did so, and their advice was followed persistently the convention would not need to petition the Legislature to repeal the law or raise money to file a suit.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In VII
2  The railroad corporations would be so effected they would in self-defense lobby to have the separate car law repealed.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In VII
Example Sentence:
1  What would the effect on our society be if we repeal the laws against the possession and sale of narcotics?
2  If I'd followed his advice and repealed an unpopular car-tag increase, I probably wouldn't have lost my first gubernatorial reelection campaign.
3  The Bisbee Democrat introduced a bill this legislative session that would have repealed that law, but it never got a hearing.