to abrogate

to abrogate

/ˈæbɹəˌɡeɪt/
verb
to terminate an agreement, right, law, custom, etc. in an official manner

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abrogation

abrogation

/ˌæbɹəˈɡeɪʃən/
noun
the act of officially abolishing or ending a law, agreement, etc.

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breach

breach

/ˈbɹitʃ/
noun
an act that violates an agreement, law, etc.

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to breach

to breach

/ˈbɹitʃ/
verb
to break an agreement, law, etc.

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breach of contract

breach of contract

/bɹˈiːtʃ ʌv kˈɑːntɹækt/
noun
the violation of terms agreed on in a contract

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to cancel

to cancel

/ˈkænsəɫ/
verb
to end a formal agreement or arrangement

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cancelation

cancelation

/kˌænsɪlˈeɪʃən/
noun
the ending of an agreement, particularly a legal one

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to dishonor

to dishonor

/dɪˈsɑnɝ/
verb
to refuse to do what was promised or agreed

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dissolution

dissolution

/ˌdɪsəˈɫuʃən/
noun
the formal ending of a business agreement, marriage, parliament, organization, etc.

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to dissolve

to dissolve

/dɪˈzɑɫv/
verb
to formally end a business agreement, parliament, or marriage

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to end

to end

/ˈɛnd/
verb
to stop or finish something

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to expire

to expire

/ɪkˈspaɪɹ/
verb
(of a document, contract, etc.) to no longer be legally recognized because of reaching the end of validity period

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expiry

expiry

/ˌɛkˈspaɪɹi/
noun
the end of a period of time during which a document or agreement is valid

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to nullify

to nullify

/ˈnəɫəˌfaɪ/
verb
to legally invalidate an agreement, decision, etc.

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to renege

to renege

/ɹɪˈnɪɡ/
verb
to act against an agreement, promise, etc.

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to repeal

to repeal

/ɹiˈpiɫ/, /ɹɪˈpiɫ/
verb
to officially end a law

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to rescind

to rescind

/ɹiˈsɪnd/, /ɹɪˈsɪnd/
verb
to officially cancel a law, decision, agreement, etc.

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rescission

rescission

/ɹɪˈsɪʒən/
noun
the formal cancelation of a law, agreement, or order

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revocation

revocation

/ˌɹɛvəˈkeɪʃən/
noun
the cancelation of a law, agreement, or decision

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to run out

to run out

/ɹˈʌn ˈaʊt/
verb
(of a document or agreement) to not be valid anymore

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rupture

rupture

/ˈɹəptʃɝ/
noun
an end to an agreement or good relations between people, states, etc.

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to rupture

to rupture

/ˈɹəptʃɝ/
verb
to cause an agreement or relation to be breached

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term

term

/ˈtɝm/
noun
the end of a specific period of time, particularly one that is expected to last

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termination

termination

/tɝməˈneɪʃən/
noun
the fact of being brought to an end; the action of putting an end to something

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to violate

to violate

/ˈvaɪəɫeɪt/
verb
to disobey or break a regulation, an agreement, etc.

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violation

violation

/vaɪəˈɫeɪʃən/
noun
the act of breaching an agreement, law, etc.

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violator

violator

/ˈvaɪəˌɫeɪtɝ/
noun
a person, organization, or government, etc. that breaches a law, agreement, etc. or disrespects someone's rights

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