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Definition of the noun abdication
What does abdication mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abdications
- a formal resignation and renunciation of powers
- the act of abdicating
Alternative definition of the noun abdication
- The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, 'abdication' of the throne, government, power, authority.
Abdication is the act of formally relinquishing monarchical authority.
- also known as 逊位
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1860)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
ABDICATION is the act of giving up an office, generally the office of ruler or sovereign. It is rarely done out of pure preference of a private station, but is generally the result of vexation and disappointment. It was perhaps voluntarily, and from ...
From the Restoration to the Present Time : Containing the Most Remarkable Motions, Speeches, Resolves, Reports and Conferences to be Met with in that Interval : as Also the Most Exact Estimates of the Charge of Government, State of the Public Revenue, the Rise and Growth of the National Debt, Expence of the War, Proceedings on Ways and Means, Speeches and Messages from the Throne, Addresses, and Remonstrances, Also the Numbers Pro and Con Upon Every Division &c. Many of which Curious Particulars Were Never Before Printed : Collected from the Best Authorities, Compared with the Journals of the House, and Illustrated with a Great Variety of Historical and Explanatory Notes : Together with a Large Appendix Containing Exact Lists of Every Parliament, the Names of the Speakers, Their Several Posts Under the Government, and Other Valuable, Supplemental Pieces
Your Lordfliips fecond Reafon, for your firft Amendment in changing the Word abdicated for the Word defined* is, Becaufe in the moft common Acceptation of the civil Law> Abdication is a voluntary expreft Aft of Renunciation: That is the ...
The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Restoration to the Present Time ... Illustrated with a Great Variety of Historical and Explanatory Notes ... with a Large Appendix ... (1742)
by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Your Lordships second Reason, for your first Amendment in changing the Word abdicated for the Word deserted, is, Because in the most common Acceptation of the civil Law, Abdication is a voluntary express Act of B-enimciation. That is the ...
From which Last-mentioned Epoch it is Continued Downwards in the Work Entitled "Hansard's Parliamentary Debates". by William Cobbett
Your lordships second Reason, for your first Amendment in changing the word “ abdicated,' is, because in the most common acceptation of the civil law, abdication is a voluntary express act of renunciation. That is the general acceptation of the ...
Your Lordships second Reason, for your first Amendment in changing the Word abdicated for the Word deserted, is, Because in the most common Acceptation of the civil Law, Abdication is a voluntary express Act of Renunciation. That is the ...
The History of England (1743)
“Your Lordships second reason for your first amend“ment, in changing the word Abdicated for the word De“serted, is, Because in the common acceptation of the Civil “Law, Abdication is a voluntary expres; adt of renuncia“tion. That is ...
by John R. Clark Hall, Herbert Dean Meritt
Abdication. de. Carlos. V. Visita. de. Francisco. de. Borgia. ajarandilla...
a su amigo Borgia treinta anos antes: despues de su abdication habi'a decidido reden Extremadura, servido por la orden de los jeronimos, ante los 354 Los Borgia.
by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli
abdication duction payment usually larger than the cash consideration paid by B. Later, A sells the reserved production payment to C for cash. The tax advantages of this type of transaction were eliminated by the Tax Reform Act of 1969.
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne
Abdication, ecclesiastically considered, is the resignation of a benefice or clerical dignity. Every such honour or emolument, from the papal throne to the humblest chantry, may be resigned by the incumbent. The general ecclesiastical law ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3D2I1C3A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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