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

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President Duterte's second visit to Japan is his last chance to officially meet with Emperor Akihito since the latter has already been given the right to abdicate next year, according to Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel V.
The second in line to the throne is Prince William who will become the king of England after Prince Charles dies or abdicates.
Once a leader abdicates personal responsibility, it is very difficult to reclaim.
The first to extract $50,000 from soap heiress Christine Colgate (Scott) becomes the grift king of Beaumont sur Mer, while the other abdicates and leaves town.
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.
It's a kind of homage to see the Emperor before he abdicates.
Prince Charles, 68, is the heir apparent and will become king once Queen Elizabeth passes or abdicates.