"repeals" in the noun sense
1. abrogation, repeal, annulment
the act of abrogating an official or legal cancellation
"repeals" in the verb sense
1. revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate
"He revoked the ban on smoking"
"lift an embargo"
"vacate a death sentence"
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