HyperDic: abdication

English > 2 senses of the word abdication:
NOUNcommunicationabdication, stepping downa formal resignation and renunciation of powers
communicationabdication, stepping downthe act of abdicating
abdication > pronunciation
Soundsae.bdihkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > abdication: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA formal resignation and renunciation of powers.
Synonymstepping down
BroaderresignationThe act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
Spanishabdicación
Catalanabdicació
Verbsabdicategive up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
English > abdication: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe act of abdicating.
Synonymstepping down
BroaderresignationA formal document giving notice of your intention to resign
Spanishabdicación
Catalanabdicació
Verbsabdicategive up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

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