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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • /-ˈbɑː.lɪʃ/
    • /əˈbɒl.ɪʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /-ˈbɑː.lɪʃ/

Definition of abolished word

  • noun abolished Formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution). 1

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Parts of speech for Abolished


abolished popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for abolished

adjective abolished

  • unremembered — to recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; think of again: I'll try to remember the exact date.
  • ruinedruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece.
  • destroyed — to reduce (an object) to useless fragments, a useless form, or remains, as by rending, burning, or dissolving; injure beyond repair or renewal; demolish; ruin; annihilate.
  • lost — no longer possessed or retained: lost friends.
  • out of date — gone out of style or fashion; outmoded; obsolete: out-of-date fashions; out-of-date ideas.

Antonyms for abolished

general abolished

  • upheld — simple past tense and past participle of uphold.

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