repeal has definitions from the fields of law,politics
1
[ verb ] annul by recalling or rescinding

Examples

"He revoked the ban on smoking" "lift an embargo" "vacate a death sentence"

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Pelham said Sunday night there was research being done on whether the `` quickie '' vote on the increase can be repealed outright or whether notice would have to first be given that reconsideration of the action would be sought .

2
[ noun ] (law,politics) the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

Used in print

(Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. D. D....)

In the budget message for 1959 , and again for 1960 , I recommended immediate repeal of section 601 of the Act of September 28 , 1951 ( 65 Stat. 365 ) .

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