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give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

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com/2014/camilla-parker-bowles-queen-elizabeth-prince-william-charles-kate-middleton-fights-crown/) Globe magazine, Prince William and Kate Middleton are the Queen's choice to sit on the throne when she decides to abdicate her post.
One of the most damaging things leaders can do is to abdicate the accountability that comes with their jobs.
By becoming dependent on the remaining members of the community for actual subsistence, he abdicates his claim to equal rights with them in other respects.
Given the current deficiencies in credit models, it will be a very brave regulator who abdicates his regulatory power to an internal rating system.
In ``The Gates of Heaven,'' a murder mystery that opened Wednesday at the Theatre de Paris, Depardieu plays Charles Quint, a 16th-century emperor who abdicates to seek redemption through religion.
The current policy of relinquishing custody so as to avoid paying the bills is unfair to California and further abdicates the federal government's obligation to enforce our immigration laws.