Abdication
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Abdication [ab-di-key-shuhn]

NOUN

NOUN

  • An act of abandoning a right or responsibility.

  • An act of giving up power.

Example

"Right now we are witnessing an abdication of responsibilities from the authorities."

"His decision of abdication from the post of chief minister was surprisingly welcomed by party leaders."

Synonyms

Abandonment, Disavowal, Disclaimer, Resignation

Antonyms

Coronation, Acceptance

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