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  • adj. Not repealed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not repealed; not revoked or abrogated; remaining in force.


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un- +‎ repealed


  • We can trace this "Licence to Elect" from the days of the Great Charter downwards; but it will suffice for my present purpose to recall the unrepealed legislation of Henry VIII.

    Prime Ministers and Some Others A Book of Reminiscences

  • "It's an unrepealed law from some time in the Middle Ages," said Rev. Edwards, "and I can call all the men -- but I've extended it to all people -- in the parish to archery practice."

    Britain's Archery Mandate

  • I believe that, under other possibly unrepealed laws dating back to Henry VIII, the villagers now have the right to confiscate all church property and to declare themselves divorced.

    Britain's Archery Mandate

  • While I am always happy to see somebody invoking an unrepealed medieval law, and I have no problem with archery in general, the research she cited did not seem especially ironclad.

    Britain's Archery Mandate

  • A vicar in England has relied on an unrepealed law from the middle ages to require all men in her village to report to archery practice.

    2010 June : Law is Cool

  • Currently, 39 states have pending, unrepealed, calls for an unrestricted convention.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Constitutional Challenges to the Health Care Bill

  • The Legislation Act also repeals several hundred old unconsolidated, unrepealed Ontario statutes, but several hundred others survived the purge because of doubt.

    Law Society and Bizarre Legislation — Slaw

  • So long, however, as the privileges granted Lubeck were unrepealed, the Dutch Towns were reluctant to incur her enmity by sending ships to Sweden.

    The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa

  • The cessation of legal procedure against witches was negative rather than positive: the enactments in the statute-books were left unrepealed, and so seemed not to altogether discountenance a still somewhat doubtful prejudice.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

  • By Royal Ordinance of 1844 strangers were excluded from the interior; in 1857 unrepealed decrees were brought forward to urge the prohibition of foreigners to establish themselves in the Colony; and, as late as 1886, their trading here was declared to be "prejudicial to the material interests of the country."

    The Philippine Islands


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