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  • Has he therefore the right to demand of another this abdication of religion? Cited from Selected Essays, by Karl Marx
  • He probably died shortly after his abdication, but the exact date is unknown.
  • She had Peter arrested and forced him to sign an act of abdication.
  • It is one of a small number to have been placed in the UK before his abdication.
  • In Spain, a republic had been set up following the abdication of the king.
  • The letters were never made public to support her imprisonment and forced abdication.
  • She often spoke of the abdication as the greatest sacrifice of her life.
  • The effect in Germany was quite significant, with serious calls for his abdication.
  • After this, her imperial successors who retired took the same title after abdication.
  • This became one of the most celebrated episodes leading up to James's abdication.
  • In addition, while the book described his reign briefly, no mention was made of his forced abdication.
  • Such an abdication by a Government of some of its most important functions is without parallel. Cited from The Story of Newfoundland, by Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of Birkenhead
  • He also had a document of abdication set up, and was ready to make use of it.
  • The day before the abdication, he went to London to see his mother, Queen Mary.
  • However, the abdication of Napoleon stopped his military career in the French forces.
  • He earned his reputation especially with the large painting of Charles V's abdication.
  • We can't fire him, we don't dare to approach him to suggest his abdication. Cited from Trail's End, by George W. Ogden
  • The government continued to be administered in the name of James for some time after his abdication was known. Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • The crew would remain prisoners for seven years until Napoleon's abdication.
  • He added confidentially that he had found it necessary to go so far as to mention his abdication.
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Words starting with abdication

Meaning of abdication

  • noun A formal resignation and renunciation of powers
  • noun The act of abdicating