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

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"Abdicating due to age just isn't done," wrote (https://www.rd.com/culture/why-queen-elizabeth-will-never-give-up-the-throne/) Reader's Digest .
However, the film also noted that Prince Charles wasn't interested in abdicating, meaning those who prefer William to be King will need to wait until it is officially his time.
In fact, however, he is abdicating his responsibility to the company, to Bill and to Karen.
It alleges that the public's anger towards the Royal Family left the Queen so shocked that she considered abdicating. In the film, which is released next month, she tells her mother: "When you no longer understand your people, maybe it's time to hand over to the next generation."
"I refuse to go quietly into the night, abdicating my responsibility as a U.S.
A BOOKMAKER has reported a "strange" flurry of bets on the Queen abdicating by the end of 2006.
A BOOKMAKER yesterday reported a "strange" flurry of bets on the Queen abdicating by the end of 2006.
Juliana reigned for 32 years until abdicating in favour of her daughter, Queen Beatrix, in 1980.
Princess Juliana reigned for 32 years from 1948 before abdicating in favour of daughter Beatrix in 1980.
Although he argued that he was simply doing the job that he was sent to do by the tenants who elected him, the OCHC board accused him of conflict of interest and abdicating his responsibility.
Although Philip returned to the throne after Luis' death, it required the constant vigilance of the queen, Elizabeth Farnese, to keep him from abdicating anew.
Administrators who give unprecedented budgetary discretion and policy-making control to IT staff are abdicating their responsibilities.
Lord St John of Fawsley, a constitutional expert, said, "She has made clear that she has no intention of abdicating so as to remove the controversy and let her get on with her Jubilee year."
In effect, European leaders are stepping into a critical global crisis spot and providing the solution-oriented leadership that the Bush administration is apparently abdicating. Over time, the EU could gain stature as a weighty and independent global actor.
Forsythe is not abdicating responsibility: he knows he has provided the context in which the dancers can explore their own experience of dancing, and that his own choreographic preoccupations will largely determine the way that the movement looks.