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American English: /ˌæbdəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌabdɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of abdication in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable (of throne)
    Example sentences
    • The conference at Abernethy ended in the abdication of Constantin.
    • His death was followed 11 months later by King Edward VIII's abdication.
    • Meanwhile, Russia's problems did not disappear with the abdication.
  • 2 uncountable [formal]
    (of duty, responsibility) abdicación (feminine) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Spoiling your ballot paper (s) today is an abdication of personal responsibility.
    • Garrow offers three basic reasons why he thinks Justice Blackmun is guilty of "a scandalous abdication of judicial responsibility."
    • Or there may be a tendency to place too much faith in Fate, which leads to an abdication of personal responsibility.
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