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To drop the constraint, first drop the article associated with the table. For more information, see Add Articles to and Drop Articles from Existing Publications. If this error occurs in a database that is not replicated, execute sp_removedbreplication (Transact-SQL) to ensure objects in the database are not marked as replicated.