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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Aired December 5, 2022
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