relinquish+office

  • 1 relinquish — verb ADVERB ▪ voluntarily ▪ They will never voluntarily relinquish their independence. ▪ finally ▪ Adrian finally relinquished Eva s hand from his grip. VERB + RELINQUISH …

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  • 2 office — noun 1 room/building where work is done ADJECTIVE ▪ big, huge, large, spacious ▪ cramped, small, tiny ▪ plush …

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  • 3 relinquish — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. renounce, surrender, give up; see abandon 1 , waive . See Synonym Study at waive . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) v. [ri LING kwish] to give up, let go or renounce. He will relinquish his office in thirty… …

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  • 4 relinquish — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abdicate, abjure, abnegate, abort, acknowledge defeat, be pensioned, be superannuated, beg a truce, belay, cancel, capitulate, cast, cease, cede, come off, come to terms, cry pax, cry quits, cut it out, cut… …

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  • 5 resignation of public office — A well recognized right. 43 Am J1st Pub Of § 166. A relinquishment of a part of the term of a public office with intent accompanied by an act of relinquishment. 43 Am J1st Pub Of § 165. To give up, to give back the office with intent to… …

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  • 6 abdicate — I. v. a. Resign (an office or dignity), surrender (a right), cede, forego, renounce, relinquish, abandon, quit, vacate, give up, part with, lay down, renounce all claim to. II. v. n. Resign, relinquish office, (especially that of a king), vacate… …

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  • 7 Curzon, George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess, Viscount Scarsdale, Baron Ravensdale — ▪ British foreign secretary Introduction also called (1898–1911)  Baron Curzon of Kedleston , or (1911–21)  Earl Curzon of Kedleston  born Jan. 11, 1859, Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, Eng. died March 20, 1925, London  British statesman, viceroy of… …

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  • 8 resign — I. v. a. 1. Yield, surrender, relinquish, forego, abandon, quit, forsake, abdicate, leave, give up, assign back, give back. 2. Withdraw, give up, renounce. 3. Yield, submit, give up, confide. 4. Yield, commit, submit. II. v. n. Abdicate,… …

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  • 9 Francisco I. Madero — For other uses, see Francisco I. Madero (disambiguation). Francisco I. Madero 33rd President of Mexico …

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  • 10 Nigeria — This article is about the country. For other uses, see Nigeria (disambiguation). Federal Republic of Nigeria Jamhuriyar Taraiyar Nijeriya …

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  • 11 Death and funeral of Leonid Brezhnev — Brezhnev s death and state funeral Body of Leonid Brezhnev …

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  • 12 abdicate — ab·di·cate || æbdɪkeɪt v. relinquish office or power, resign; renounce, give up …

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  • 13 abdicated — ab·di·cate || æbdɪkeɪt v. relinquish office or power, resign; renounce, give up …

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  • 14 abdicates — ab·di·cate || æbdɪkeɪt v. relinquish office or power, resign; renounce, give up …

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  • 15 abdicating — ab·di·cate || æbdɪkeɪt v. relinquish office or power, resign; renounce, give up …

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  • 16 Pakistan — /pak euh stan , pah keuh stahn /, n. 1. Islamic Republic of, a republic in S Asia, between India and Afghanistan: formerly part of British India; known as West Pakistan from 1947 71 to distinguish it from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).… …

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  • 17 Calendar of 1993 — ▪ 1994 January January 1       Czechoslovakia now two nations. What had been the single nation of Czechoslovakia officially became two independent states, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Vaclav Havel, the former president of Czechoslovakia, and… …

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  • 18 Calendar of 1994 — ▪ 1995 JANUARY JANUARY 1       Mexican peasants revolt in Chiapas. A group of uniformed Mexican peasants, calling themselves the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), caught the government completely off guard when they attacked and captured …

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  • 19 Calendar of 1996 — ▪ 1997 JANUARY JANUARY 1       King Fahd cedes power       Still experiencing the effects of a stroke suffered in November 1995, Saudi Arabia s King Fahd, who also held the post of prime minister, ceded temporary power to Crown Prince Abdullah,… …

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  • 20 Union between Sweden and Norway — United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway Förenade konungarikena Sverige och Norge De forenede Kongeriger Norge og Sverige Personal union ← …

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