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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...
- 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...
- denied that there was any official plan for the monarch to abdicate. A potential abdication by the Emperor would require an amendment to the Imperial Household...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- of England. Henry had previously agreed to let Richard live after his abdication. This all changed when it was revealed that the earls of Huntingdon, Kent...
- 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...
- was educated privately at home. Her father acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir...
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