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December 5, 2022

Word of the Day: Abdicate

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Word of the Day : December 5, 2022

abdicate \AB-dih-kayt\ verb

What It Means

To abdicate is to renounce or relinquish a position of usually sovereign power. It can also mean “to cast off; discard.”

// The king was forced to abdicate after long-standing controversy.

// She abdicated her position in response to the allegations.

// There can be serious repercussions when someone abdicates their responsibilities.

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