abdicate

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abdicate /ˈæbdɪˌkeɪt/ verb
abdicates; abdicated; abdicating
abdicate
/ˈæbdɪˌkeɪt/
verb
abdicates; abdicated; abdicating
Learner's definition of ABDICATE
: to leave the position of being a king or queen
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] formal : to fail to do what is required by (a duty or responsibility)

— abdication

/ˌæbdɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun, plural abdications [count, noncount]
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