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abdication

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When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.
Rabindranath Tagore
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English

Etymology

Latin abdicatio: compare French abdication; From abdicate + -ion

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
abdication

Plural
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  1. The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

Translations

Shorthand

(Version: Simplified,Anniversary,Pre-Anniversary): a - b - d - e - k - sh

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ab.di.ka.sjɔ̃/, SAMPA: /ab.di.ka.sjO~/

Noun

abdication f.

  1. abdication

Interlingua

Noun

abdication f.

  1. abdication

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