Complete Definition of "abdication"

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English

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

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-abdication.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  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

Croatian: abdikacija
Dutch: ervan afzien
Finnish: abdikaatio
French: abdication f
German: Verzicht
Interlingua: abdication f
Irish: tabhairt suas f (gs -artha suas)
Italian: abdicazione f
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Norwegian: (tron)frasigelse c
Novial: abdikatione
Portuguese: abdicação f
Spanish: abdicación f

Shorthand

Gregg (Version: Centennial,Series 90,DJS): a - b - d - e - k - a - sh

French

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-abdication.ogg|Audio (US)

IPA|/ab.di.ka.sjÉÌ/, SAMPA|/ab.di.ka.sjO~/

Noun
abdication f

  1. #English|abdication

Interlingua

Noun
abdication f

  1. #English|abdication

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