from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being abolished.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being abolished or annulled, as a law, rite, custom, etc.; that may be set aside or destroyed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being abolished
Another of his principles was cleanliness; “the speedy abolition of all abolishable filth is the first process of education.”
Another of his principles was cleanliness; "the speedy abolition of all abolishable filth is the first process of education."
It is they who, preventing concentration and regulation of un-abolishable evils, promote their distribution and liberty.
Happily and unhappily poverty is not abolishable: "The poor ye have always with you" is a sentence that can never become unintelligible.
And yet, as we said, Hope is but deferred; not abolished, not abolishable.
Thirdly, for a difference to become an inequality it must also be abolishable.