Pronunciation: (ri-pēl'), [key]
1. to revoke or withdraw formally or officially: to repeal a grant.
2. to revoke or annul (a law, tax, duty, etc.) by express legislative enactment; abrogate.
the act of repealing; revocation; abrogation.
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