Abdication

Abdication is the act of formally relinquishing monarchical authority. ==Terminology== The word abdication derives from the Latin abdicatio meaning to disown or renounce (from ab, away from, and dicare, to dedicate or relinquish). In its broadest sense abdication is the act of renouncing and resigning from any formal office, but it is applied espe...
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Abdication

• (n.) 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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abdication

stepping down noun a formal resignation and renunciation of powers
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abdication

[Noun] The action of giving up being a king or queen.
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Abdication

Ab`di·ca'tion noun [ Latin abdicatio : confer French 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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abdication

abdication 1. The action of formally renouncing, disowning, or casting off. Now only applied to the disowning of a son in Roman Law. 2. Resignation, surrender, renunciation (generally). 3. Resignation or abandonment, either formal or virtual, of sovereignty or other high trust. 4. Formal renunciation or relinquishment of the ownership of goods by a...
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abdication

abdication, in a political sense, renunciation of high public office, usually by a monarch. Some abdications have been purely voluntary and resulted in no loss of prestige. For instance, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, who abdicated for religious motives, remained influential until his death, and Phil...
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abdication

giving up control authority 
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abdication

the act of giving up power
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abdication

Voluntary renunciation of an office or dignity, usually the throne, by a ruler or sovereign. Abdication is not to be confused with deposition, whereby the ruler, although he or she may ostensibly...
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abdication

[n] - a formal resignation and renunciation of powers 2. [n] - the act of abdicating
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