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Origin of abdication
OTHER WORDS FROM abdicationnon·ab·di·ca·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for abdication
It was a shocking moment, an abdication of comedic responsibility in favor of a decision to paint Clinton not as a politician but as a kind of conduit for grief the show assumed was universal, rather than partisan.
I am deeply concerned with what I regard as an abdication of core responsibilities around civil rights enforcement.
And if anyone thought this was an abdication and a letting go of the unruly region they need to think again.
Tuesday was declared a day to “Save the Nation,” and people across the country once again demanded the abdication of SCAF.Ahdaf Soueif’s Cairo: Remembering A City Wracked By The Arab Spring|Ahdaf Soueif|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So I made some records [Ed note: Life in Exile After Abdication is incredible] and toured and stuff.Moe Tucker’s Tribute to Velvet Underground Bandmate Lou Reed|Harry Siegel|October 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Miller also sensitively explores how some of his five siblings respond to parental abdication.The ‘Moby-Dick’ of Memoirs: ‘River Bend Chronicle’|Tom LeClair|June 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With the abdication of Queen Beatrix on Tuesday, the Dutch have a new queen—and a new fashion icon, as well.Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Is a New Style Icon|Erin Cunningham|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Opening of the national assembly of France, after the abdication of Louis Philippe.
After the abdication of the emperor, he broke up all connection with the Bonaparte family, and separated from his wife.
Charles Albert, ex-king of Sardinia, died on his arrival at Portugal, soon after his abdication.
His abdication was signed, and doubtless by that time a deputation was on its way to Vienna to offer the throne to Prince Alix.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
This pathetic abdication of all authority over her did not move her: she could feel only the outrage of his interference.Summer|Edith Wharton