Definitions for "Abolition"
The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc.
the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery); "the abolition of capital punishment"
To abolish; to put out of existence. The Emancipation Proclamation led to the abolition of slavery.
Abolition is the act of formally repealing an existing practice through legal means, either by making it illegal, or simply no longer allowing it to exist in any form.