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

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Belgium's King Philippe, inset, has become Belgium's seventh king after his father Albert II abdicated
Now the "new" Conservative party has abdicated any moral responsibility for the child ripped from its mother's womb.
Last Friday, King Sihanouk publicly declared he is ready to abdicate if a majority of parliamentary members want him to do so, but he stressed that he would not seek any political role in Cambodia even if he abdicated.
Omitted from this description was recognition of a key fact: By passing that resolution, Congress abdicated its solemn responsibility to decide whether our nation will go to war.
If were are set upon doing so, we have a abdicated from peace, which must balance what is desired with what is possible.
As recently noted by another justice of this state's Supreme Court, 'by issuing a negative declaration on the basis that these issues would be worked out in the future, the council abdicated its decision-making authority,'" York said.
This is a role the General Assembly has abdicated in recent years.
Iwai replaces Tomiji Uematsu, who abdicated to Iwai.
IT was made to celebrate Edward VIII's first year as king, but when he abdicated the special royal beer was locked away.
But rather than stand its ground or make the necessary changes, the MTA abdicated responsibility and signed on to a consent decree, thereby placing the courts in charge of Los Angeles transit.
1936: Britain's new king, Edward VIII, abdicated because of his love affair with American divorcee, Wallis Simpson.
1936 - King Edward VIII abdicated and became Duke of Windsor.
1567: Mary Queen of Scots abdicated after defeat by the Protestants at Carberry Hill.
Eastern's Board and Chief Executive Officer has abdicated