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ABDICATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abdication mean? 

ABDICATION (noun)
  The noun ABDICATION has 2 senses:

1. a formal resignation and renunciation of powers
2. the act of abdicating

  Familiarity information: ABDICATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABDICATION (noun)


Sense 1abdication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A formal resignation and renunciation of powers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

abdication; stepping down

Hypernyms ("abdication" is a kind of...):

resignation (the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.))


Sense 2abdication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of abdicating

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

abdication; stepping down

Hypernyms ("abdication" is a kind of...):

resignation (a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign)


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