WORD FORMATION: 'abolish'

Gap-fill exercise

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   abolish      abolished      abolishing      abolition   
  1. The death penalty was in this country about 50 years ago.
  2. Hitting children as punishment for bad behaviour was in schools when I was a child.
  3. The government has passed a law prayer in public schools.
  4. The apartheid system of South Africa wasn't completely until the early 1990s.
  5. She is the president of a local group which is working to all scientific testing on animals.
  6. Nelson Mandela and President de Klerk of South Africa worked together to bring about the of that country's discriminatory laws.
  7. The human rights organisation Amnesty International works tirelessly for the of torture in prisons around the world.
  8. In May 1998, certain limits on foreign investment in Korean equities were .
  9. Some people believe that the of the death penalty would only result in an increase in the murder rate.
  10. Eugene Ionesco once noted that no society has been able to human sadness.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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