- laat vaarprysgegeeacceptafstaanafstanddoening
Verb(1) part with a possession or right(2) do without or cease to hold or adhere to(3) turn away from; give up(4) release, as from one's grip
(1) By now we're reluctant to relinquish them, so like a part of our bodies have they become.(2) France has been reluctant to relinquish the remaining pieces of its colonial empire.(3) Unfortunately, you may have to relinquish some managerial control in exchange for their money!(4) There is no evidence of her ever wishing to voluntarily relinquish the post.(5) In other words the National Trust is willing to, in a nutshell, relinquish our claims of ownership under those conditions.(6) Demands are made on parents relinquish custody of their disabled child in return for funding for support services for a disability.(7) Personally I am not so unconfident in our nation as to believe any agreement we enter into with the United States immediately means we are relinquishing our sovereignty.(8) However, he signed a contract relinquishing his claim to his benefits in April 1994, just one month earlier.(9) The partial relinquishment of sovereignty to the European Union is seen by many people as jeopardizing national integrity; renewed interest in the flag is one response to that situation.(10) Acquiring knowledge about animal behavior, as well as general animal health care, prior to acquiring a pet could prevent relinquishments of this type.(11) Their lawyer told the court that, since they had relinquished any claim to the child, there was no purpose in continuing the application.(12) Such a course of action would then result in that particular councillor relinquishing his or her right to participate in the debate and vote when the application is determined by the planning committee.(13) He has lived in the U.S.A. since 1966 but he has never relinquished his Canadian citizenship.(14) Robert relinquished his claim in return for Henry's territories in Normandy and a large annuity.(15) In February of the following year the Sioux, under duress, relinquished their claim to the Black Hills.(16) She believes that when women do not have the right to choose what happens to their bodies, they risk relinquishing rights in other areas.
(1) to relinquish :: om te laat vaar
1. renounce ::
2. leave ::
3. discontinue ::
4. let go of ::
laat gaan van
5. quit ::
6. dispense with ::
7. free ::
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