Definition of Abdication in English :

Define Abdication in English

Abdication meaning in English

Meaning of Abdication in English

Pronunciation of Abdication in English

Abdication pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abdication in English


see synonyms of abdication

1. abdication, stepping down

a formal resignation and renunciation of powers

2. abdication, stepping down

the act of abdicating

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see synonyms of abdication
to renounce (a throne, power, responsibility, rights, etc), esp formally

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see synonyms of abdication
verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈabdiˌcated or ˈabdiˌcating
to give up formally (a high office, throne, authority, etc.)
to surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)

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see synonyms of abdication
v. ab·di·cat·ed, ab·di·cat·ing, ab·di·cates
To relinquish (power or responsibility) formally.
To relinquish formally a high office or responsibility.

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