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resign
American English: /rəˈzaɪn/
British English: /rɪˈzʌɪn/

Translation of resign in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • presentar su ( or mi etc) dimisión or renuncia
    there were shouts of 'resign!'
    se alzaron voces pidiendo su dimisión or su renuncia
    to resign from something
    dimitir algo
    renunciar a algo
    I resigned from the committee
    renuncié a or dimití mi cargo en la comisión

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (position)
    renunciar a
    presentar su ( or mi etc) dimisión or renuncia a
    1.2 (forfeit)
    (right/claim)
    renunciar a
    Example sentences
    • I further call on her to present a public apology to the family, and then to resign her office.
    • The Deputy is resigning his seat in the light of the Government's decision to abolish the dual mandate.
    • Precisely what transpired is unknown, but he resigned all offices and spent the rest of his life in Europe, dying in Boulogne.
    Example sentences
    • By 1909 Einstein was recognised as a leading scientific thinker and in that year he resigned from the patent office.
    • The Chancellor resigned from office and decided to leave the academy on his own.
    • So, taking drastic steps, John resigned from his job and, with his one suitcase, stayed in Southampton.

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