Abdicate

глагол 1) отрекаться (от престола, власти) Синоним(ы): relinquish, renounce, resign 2) слагать полномочия 3) отказываться (от права, ответственности, территории)

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Abdicate

verb (-cated; -cating) Etymology: Latin abdicatus, past participle of abdicare, from ab- + dicare to proclaim — more at diction transitive verb 1. to cast off ; discard 2. to relinquish (as sovereign power) formally intransitive verb to renounce a throne, high office, dignity, or function • abdicable adjectiveabdication nounabdicator noun Synonyms: abdicate, renounce, resign mean to give up a position with no possibility of resuming it. abdicate implies a giving up of sovereign power or sometimes an evading of responsibility such as that of a parent
Example: abdicated the throne. renounce may replace it but often implies additionally a sacrifice for a greater end
Example: renounced her inheritance by marrying a commoner. resign applies to the giving up of an unexpired office or trust
Example: resigned from the board.

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