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abdicate

US [ˈæbdɪˌkeɪt]
UK [ˈæbdɪkeɪt]
  • v.退(位);让(位);辞(职);【法律】废(嫡)
  • Web放弃;让位;退位
Present Participle:abdicating  Past Tense:abdicated  Simple Present:abdicates  
abdicate
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v.
1.
[i][t]
退位;逊位to give up the position of being king or queen
He abdicated in favour of his son.
他把王位让给了儿子。
She was forced to abdicate the throne of Spain.
她被迫让出西班牙的王位。
2.
[t]
~ responsibility/your responsibilities
失职;放弃职责to fail or refuse to perform a duty

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