Abdication - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌæbdɪˈkeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word abdication
Brit.  |ˌabdɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word abdication

noun

- a formal resignation and renunciation of powers
- the act of abdicating

Examples

The king was forced to abdicate.

The king abdicated the throne.

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