Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of abdicate.

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Examples

  • So certainly for the queen, the idea of abdicating isn't on.

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Can Prince William Save the British Monarchy? - June 21, 2000

  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, blasted the Pakistani government for "abdicating" to the Taliban, saying Pakistan now presents "a mortal threat" to the rest of the world.

    Pakistan on the brink?

  • I've visited with literally thousands of ER patients over the last two-plus years: very few of them were "abdicating" their health care.

    Scapegoat?

  • She said it will do nothing to put a dent in the federal debt and amounts to the legislative branch "abdicating" its power to appropriate and handing it to federal agencies.

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  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, for example, told Congress last week that Pakistan was "abdicating" to the Taliban extremists.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • A year after 'abdicating' as he puts it, he married Mati: it was a tempestuous match.

    Home | Mail Online

  • - April 22: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton accuses the Pakistani government of "abdicating" to extremists in Swat.

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  • Hillary Clinton said this week that Pakistan is "abdicating" to the guerrillas.

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  • Clinton also has accused the Government of Pakistan of "abdicating" to the Taliban and other extremist groups by ceding large tracts of territory.

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  • Last month, Clinton warned that Pakistan was "abdicating" to the Taliban by allowing extremists to impose Islamic law in parts of the country.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

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