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To give up a right, position, responsibility, or power
“Notoriously ill-informed over policy detail and often content to abdicate control, he nonetheless maintained presidential dominance.”
To shun or cast something aside
“A classic danger of such board committees is that directors who are not members abdicate all responsibility for that area of board responsibility.”
To hand over a right, position or power (to someone else)
“Laertes' age is what led him to step down as the king of Ithaca, and abdicate rule to his son.”
To stand down from a position of power
“This is the day that I officially abdicate from my throne and pass the kingship on to my successor.”
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