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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·ro·gate /ˈæbrəˌget/ 動詞
 廢除, 取消

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·ro·gate a.  Abrogated; abolished. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·ro·gate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abrogated; p. pr. & vb. n. Abrogating.]
 1. To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
    Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what we so frequently see in the Old.   --South.
    Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they can not alter or abrogate.   --Burke.
 2. To put an end to; to do away with.
 Syn: -- To abolish; annul; do away; set aside; revoke; repeal; cancel; annihilate. See Abolish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : revoke formally