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Sentences with the verb Abdicate

4 examples:

Japanese Emperor Akihito says he is concerned about his ability to fulfill his duties in a rare televised address Monday, following recent media reports that he may abdicate.
(USA Today - World, )

King Juan Carlos of Spain, 76, is the third European monarch over the past year to abdicate the throne to a son, following Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in October and King Albert II of Belgium in July.
(Forbes - Business, )

King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he would abdicate in favor of his son, sparking fierce public debate over whether the country should allow the crown's passing to another generation or abolish the monarchy.
(Lauren Frayer in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Japanese will tune in to Emperor Akihito's rare video message Monday following reports that he would abdicate in the next few years, which initially came as shock but was welcomed by many as a deserved rest for the 82-year-old beloved monarch.
(Fox News - World, )

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The king must abdicate.

It’s 1936. The King will abdicate.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands will abdicate her throne to her son Prince Willem-Alexander.
(CNN - World News, )

Japan's parliament has passed a law allowing Emperor Akihito to become the first monarch to abdicate in 200 years.
(Fox News - World, )

Japan's parliament passed a law Friday allowing Emperor Akihito to become the first monarch to abdicate in 200 years.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - World, )

Japan's cabinet approved a draft bill Friday that, if passed into law by parliament, will allow aging Emperor Akihito to abdicate.
(CNN - World News, )

Belgium's King Albert II is to formally abdicate in favour of his son Crown Prince Philippe, urging a divided country to stay united.
(BBC News - World News, )

Activists say the rule that hunters must know they are killing a protected animal allows the Justice Department to abdicate prosecution.
(Julie Cart in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands is to abdicate in favour of her son Prince Willem-Alexander - in an event being celebrated across the nation.
(BBC News - World News, )

China is prepared to take the helm of the global economy if Western nations abdicate their leadership role, a top Chinese diplomat said Monday.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Japan's parliament has passed into law a historic bill that enables Emperor Akhito to become the first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years.
(CNN - World News, )

Japan is moving to adopt a law allowing its octogenarian Emperor Akihito to abdicate but many touchy topics, such as his title and duties, remain to be settled.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Japan's Cabinet approved Friday a bill to let 83-year-old Emperor Akihito abdicate and allow his elder son Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Japan's Prince Hisahito has turned 10 amid national attention over the future of Japanese monarchy after Emperor Akihito, his grandfather, indicated a wish to abdicate.
(Fox News - World, )

Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A trove of British King George III's papers show his frustration at losing the American colonies and his willingness to abdicate power later in his rule.
(UPI - News, )

Japan's Emperor Akihito will make a video address to the nation on Monday, the Imperial Household Agency said, amid media reports that the 82-year-old monarch wants to abdicate.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The US would 'abdicate' its leadership in the Asia-Pacific region and deliver it 'into China's arms' if it abandons the TPP, a speech by current Trade Representative Michael Froman has warned Trump.
(ZDNet Australia, )

Japanese Emperor Akihito's video message this week, though subtle, suggested that he wishes to abdicate, and the attention now goes to his elder son, the first in line to Japan's Chrysanthemum throne.
(Fox News - World, )

Japanese Emperor Akihito addressed the nation on Monday, releasing a rare video message to the public in which the 82-year-old strongly suggested that he wished to abdicate but avoided using that word directly.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Japan's parliament has passed a law allowing Emperor Akihito to become the country's first monarch to abdicate in 200 years, but put off a debate over how to tackle the shrinking royal population and whether to allow women to ascend the throne.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

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