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the repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement

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the European Union had lost its integrity by crushing Greece and while it was in the process of forfeiting its soul by abrogating its responsibilities to refugees

—p.x Foreword to the Paperback Edition (ix) by Yanis Varoufakis
6 years, 8 months ago

always to be subject to critical examination and, if need be, abrogation

—p.36 The Cleric of Treason (13) by George Steiner
6 years, 11 months ago

the abrogation of national sovereignties and the creation of an effective international order of law is a necessary complement and the logical consummation of the liberal programme

footnote 14; quoting from The Economic Conditions of Interstate Federalism

—p.100 The Politics of the Consolidation State: Neoliberalism in Europe (97) by Friedrich A. Hayek
7 years ago

his official contribution to the Albanian women’s cause had been a law to legalize sex work, something the Party abrogated shortly after the end of the war

—p.209 I Always Carried a Knife (199) by Lea Ypi
1 year, 1 month ago

While there’s nothing wrong with the miraculous, it always requires an abrogation of the law in one’s own special case

—p.67 II. PITCH DARK (43) by Renata Adler
11 months, 3 weeks ago

where social structures and technological developments abrogate the subject's agency, storytelling puts the focus of the fate on the individual

ooh i like this

—p.24 by Philipp Schonthaler
4 years, 1 month ago

For the next couple of minutes, she abrogated her family history.

I genuinely don't think this word is being used properly

—p.68 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
4 years, 1 month ago

a compelling reason for American abrogation of its treaty commitments to NATO

—p.34 Naughty by NATO (32) missing author
4 years, 4 months ago

The disingenuousness of his repeated abrogation of expertise and continued professions that he was unable to write beyond his own perspective, even as he insisted on the central importance of the perspective of the other

on DFW

—p.194 Conclusion (193) by Clare Hayes-Brady
6 years, 10 months ago

Like Barth, Wallace retained a belief in the author's power and responsibility [...] stopping short of wholesale mort d'author abrogation.

—p.100 "Something to Do with Love": Writing and the Process of Communication (93) by Clare Hayes-Brady
6 years, 10 months ago

the fact that not one has been, out of billions, is proof of a categorical failure, a mass abrogation of the social contract by the legions of treacherous, evasive, giggling yeastbuckets


—p.145 The Feminist (129) by Tony Tulathimutte
3 years, 11 months ago