abdicated


abdicated
ab·di·cate || 'æbdɪkeɪt v. relinquish office or power, resign; renounce, give up

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  • Abdication — (from the Latin abdicatio , disowning, renouncing, from ab , away from, and dicare , to declare, to proclaim as not belonging to one) is the act of renouncing and resigning from a formal office, especially from the supreme office of state. In… …   Wikipedia


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