The difference between Abolition and Establishment

When used as nouns, abolition means the act of abolishing, whereas establishment means the act of establishing.

check bellow for the other definitions of Abolition and Establishment

  1. Abolition as a noun:

    The act of abolishing; an annulling; abrogation


    "the abolition of slavery"

    "the abolition of laws"

    "the abolition of decress"

    "the abolition of taxes"

    "the abolition of debts"

  2. Abolition as a noun:

    The state of being abolished

  3. Abolition as a noun (historical, often capitalised, UK, US):

    The ending of the slave trade or of slavery.

  4. Abolition as a noun (historical, often capitalised, Australia):

    The ending of convict transportation.

  5. Abolition as a noun (obsolete):

    An amnesty; a putting out of memory.

  1. Establishment as a noun:

    The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation.


    "Since their establishment of the company in 1984, they have grown into a global business."

  2. Establishment as a noun:

    The state of being established, founded, etc.; fixed state.


    "The firm celebrated twenty years since their establishment by updating their look."

  3. Establishment as a noun:

    That which is established; as a form of government, a permanent organization, business or force, or the place where one is permanently fixed for residence.


    "Pedro's is a fine establishment serving a variety of delicious food."

    "Exposing the shabby parts of the establishment."

  4. Establishment as a noun (slang):

    The establishment: the ruling class or authority group in a society; especially, an entrenched authority dedicated to preserving the status quo. Sometimes capitalized: the Establishment.


    "It's often necessary to question the establishment to get things done."

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