What is the meaning of the word 'abdicate'

abdicate - renounce; give up

Some sentence examples which use the word 'abdicate'

  • Courts must never abdicate their duty to protect citizens from the abuse of power by governments, a senior judge said last night.
  • Since the dictator of that country will not simply abdicate his position, we must go to war to remove him from power.
  • The young prince became king after his older brother decided to abdicate the throne.
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