Abdicated

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Abdicated Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Abdicated Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Abdication is the act of resigning from an office (official job), especially from being the leader of a country. The word is normally used for kings and queens who decide to give up their position which brings an end to a reign.

A similar term for an elected or appointed official is resignation.

King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom is an example of a king who abdicated.

+ Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, 2013



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* The bird has an honor that man does not have. Man lives in the traps of his abdicated laws and traditions but the birds live according to the natural law of God who causes the earth to turn around the sun. - Kahlil Gibran


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