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- ‘And I would like the abolishment of the offside rule.’
- ‘They demanded the abolishment of Ministry of Education Decree No.501 / 1993, which obliges female students not to cover their ears with their headscarves when taking photographs for their school IDs.’
- ‘It follows the abolishment of the Working Families' Tax Credit, Disabled Person's Tax Credit and Children's Tax Credit, which is being replaced by two new tax systems.’
- ‘Largely in this tradition, Marx believed that differences in economic wealth are the ultimate cause of human misfortune, and therefore needed abolishment, along with class society.’
- ‘Originally staged in January 1904, the play is set after the abolishment of serfdom, but well before the Bolshevik Revolution.’
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