Definition of Abdication. Meaning of Abdication. Synonyms of Abdication

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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...
- King's abdication was recognised a day later in the External Relations Act. In South Africa, His Majesty King Edward the Eighth's Abdication Act 1937...
- The Abdication is a 1974 British historical drama film directed by Anthony Harvey and starring Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Cyril Cusack, Graham Crowden and...
- Bolingbroke was crowned king. Henry had agreed to let Richard live after his abdication. This all changed when it was revealed that the earls of Huntingdon, Kent...
- 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...
- instrument of abdication immediately". The next day, the last act of his reign was the royal ****ent to His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936. As...
- 6 February Parliament declared that in deserting his people James had abdicated and thus vacated the crown, which was therefore offered jointly to William...
- 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...
- 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...
- believe they were a more morally sound means of governing. After the abdication of the throne by the Tsar, the Provisional Government declared itself...
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