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Definition of Relinquishing

Relinquishing
Relinquish Re*lin"quish (-kw?sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relinquished (-kw?sht); p. pr. & vb. n. Relinquishing.] [OF. relinquir, L. relinquere to leave behind; pref. re- re + linquere to leave. See Loan, and cf. Relic, Relict.] 1. To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit; as, to relinquish a pursuit. We ought to relinquish such rites. --Hooker. They placed Irish tenants upon the lands relinquished by the English. --Sir J. Davies. 2. To give up; to renounce a claim to; resign; as, to relinquish a debt. Syn: To resign; leave; quit; forsake; abandon; desert; renounce; forb?ar; forego. See Resign.

Meaning of Relinquishing from wikipedia

- States and its outlying possessions in order to relinquish citizenship, except when the relinquishing act is renunciation during a state of war or commission...
- away, followed by independence of India and ****stan in 1947. George relinquished the title of Emperor of India in June 1948 and instead adopted the new...
- has consciously refrained from annexing the territory, without ever relinquishing its legal claim to the land or defining a border with the area. There...
- in an effort to bolster economic growth, the Dutch West India Company relinquished its monopoly over the fur trade, leading to growth in the production...
- crisis of the Great Depression had led the Dominion of Newfoundland to relinquish responsible government in 1934 and become a crown colony ruled by a British...
- Retrieved 21 January 2008. Nickerson, Colin (5 December 2005). "Netherlands relinquishes some of itself to the waters". Boston Globe. Archived from the original...
- "November criminals". The Treaty of Versailles sti****ted that Germany must relinquish several of its territories and demilitarise the Rhineland. The treaty...
- subsequently announced her withdrawal from the Miss World competition. She then relinquished her Miss England crown. The crown was p****ed on to the runner-up in the...
- and Gotha to the House of Windsor. He and all his British relatives relinquished their German titles and styles, and adopted British-sounding surnames...
- Keeps Taiwan at Arm's Length". Cato.org. Retrieved 29 May 2009. "NCC relinquishes power over China-related media". Taipei Times. 9 August 2007. Retrieved...
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