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verb [transitive] legal repeal pronunciation in American English /rɪˈpil/
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present tense
present participlerepealing
past tenserepealed
past participlerepealed
  1. to state officially that a law no longer has legal authority and has ended
    The 1938 Act was repealed and replaced by the Inheritance Act 1975.

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 repeal pronunciation in American English noun [uncountable]


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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