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relinquish

Pronunciation: /rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ/

Translation of relinquish in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [possession/claim/throne/right] renunciar a to relinquish sth to sb cederle algo a algn 1.2 (release) [literary/literario] she relinquished her grip on my arm me soltó el brazo he is relinquishing his grip on reality está perdiendo contacto con la realidad
    Example sentences
    • There is no evidence of her ever wishing to voluntarily relinquish the post.
    • However, he signed a contract relinquishing his claim to his benefits in April 1994, just one month earlier.
    • Their lawyer told the court that, since they had relinquished any claim to the child, there was no purpose in continuing the application.

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