1. The act of abolishing.
2. The state of being annulled or abrogated.
3. (usu. cap.) The legal termination of slavery in the United States. [Cases: Slaves 24. C.J.S. Peonage ¡ì¡ì 3¨C5.]
4. Civil law. Withdrawal of a criminal accusation; a sovereign’s remission of punishment for a crime.
5. Hist. Permission granted to the accuser in a criminal action to withdraw from its prosecution. See NOLLE PROSEQUI.
What is the legal equivalence of ABOLITION in Chinese?
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