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verb [transitive] legal repeal pronunciation in British English /rɪˈpiːl/
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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    The 1938 Act was repealed and replaced by the Inheritance Act 1975.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 British English noun [uncountable]


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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