Difference between Abrogation and Repeal

What is the difference between Abrogation and Repeal?

Abrogation as a noun is the act of abrogating; a repeal by authority - david hume while Repeal as a verb is to cancel.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: The act of abrogating; a repeal by authority - David Hume


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To cancel.

Example sentence: I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.

We hope you now know whether to use Abrogation or Repeal in your sentence.

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