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Definition

A person who tries to abolish a custom or practice, particularly used of those seeking the abolition of the triangular slave trade in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

 
The buying and selling of slaves, historically referring to the trading of African slaves in the seventeenth, eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.