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Abdication Definition

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[n] the act of abdicating
[n] a formal resignation and renunciation of powers


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stepping down

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resignation

Misc. Definitions

\Ab`di*ca"tion\, n. [L. abdicatio: cf. F. abdication.] The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

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