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Verb(1) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
(1) Hindenburg also used his huge influence to persuade Kaiser Wilhelm to abdicate and to go to Holland.(2) This is the day that I officially abdicate from my throne and pass the kingship on to my successor.(3) Notoriously ill-informed over policy detail and often content to abdicate control, he nonetheless maintained presidential dominance.(4) the secretary of state should not abdicate from leadership on educational issues(5) If we abdicate our roles as adults, it will be media and peers that educate our kids.(6) The Duke of Windsor, briefly King Edward VIII before he abdicated to marry Mrs Simpson, also owned a Stannard watercolour.(7) If the Tsar had abdicated , what would happen to us?(8) In 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated as French Emperor and was banished to Elba.(9) In 1967, Sultan Omar abdicated in favor of his eldest son, Hassanal Bolkiah, who became the 29th ruler.(10) Following this the proud king abdicated his throne to his son Anandapala and committed suicide by climbing onto his own funeral pyre.(11) When King Edward VIII abdicated in December 1936 it was a shock to the nation.(12) He abdicated his role of objective journalist by repeatedly asking the envoy leading questions, loaded with venomous descriptions of the prime minister.(13) Once again the government is abdicating its responsibility and laying the blame elsewhere.(14) It is Council responsibility to do recycling and we're abdicating our responsibility.(15) He took aim at the antiwar movement, whose members, he claimed, had abdicated their historic responsibilities.(16) She was ten when her father Albert, Duke of York, became king after Edward VIII abdicated in 1936.
1. resign ::
2. resign from ::
3. disown ::
4. renounce ::
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