from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of abolishing or of putting an end to; abrogation; destruction; abolition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
From Middle French abolissement, from aboliss. (Wiktionary)