derogar

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derogar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to abrogate)
a. to repeal
El senado propuso derogar la ley por violar los derechos humanos de sus ciudadanos.The senate proposed repealing the law for violating the human rights of its citizens.
b. to abolish
El país derogó la pena de muerte tras años de protestas de los ciudadanos.The country abolished the death penalty after years of citizen protests.
2. (to cancel)
a. to revoke
La casera derogó el contrato de arrendamiento y nos dio 30 días para evacuar.The landlady revoked our rental agreement and gave us 30 days to evacuate.
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derogar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (law)
a. to repeal
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
derogar
transitive verb
[+ley] to repeal; [+contrato] to revoke;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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