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Definition of Abdication

Abdication
Abdication Ab`di*ca"tion, n. [L. abdicatio: cf. F. abdication.] The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

Meaning of Abdication from wikipedia

- cultures have viewed abdication as an extreme abandonment of duty, in other societies (such as pre-Meiji Restoration ****an), abdication was a regular event...
- ISBN 978-0-7126-4194-4. Valente, Claire (1998). "The Deposition and Abdication of Edward II". The English Historical Review. 113 (453): 852–881. doi:10...
- conditions. The instrument of abdication was signed on 10 December, and given legislative form by His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936 the following...
- Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated as German Emperor and King of Prussia in November 1918. The abdication was announced on 9 November by Prince Maximilian of...
- investigate the legal ramifications of a possible abdication. January 12: Public debate on abdication in the Lower House Budget committee. May 11: A report...
- Faulkner as Magnus de la Gardie Edward Underdown as Gustaf II Adolf, Christina's father The Abdication IMDB.com, 3 October 1974 The Abdication on IMDb...
- August, Richard II surrendered to Henry at Flint Castle, promising to abdicate if his life were spared. Both men then returned to London, the indignant...
- without William as king. The Lords on 6 February now accepted the words "abdication" and "vacancy" and Lord Winchester's motion to appoint William and Mary...
- determination to abdicate in favour of his son; and, desiring his brother Lucien to take a pen, he dictated to him a declaration of abdication in favour of...
- exchanges, Wilson's allusions "failed to convey the idea that the Kaiser's abdication was an essential condition for peace. The leading statesmen of the Reich...
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