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Sentences with the noun Abdication

15 examples:

King Juan Carlos of Spain announced his abdication on Monday.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The King of the Belgians, Albert II, has announced his abdication.
(BBC News - World News, )

The abdication of King Juan Carlos reflects the same values that made him a great monarch.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Felipe VI of Spain has acceded to the throne, following the abdication of his father Juan Carlos.
(BBC News - World News, )

Willem-Alexander is sworn in as king of the Netherlands after the abdication of his mother, Queen Beatrix.
(BBC News - World News, )

Spanish politicians outline the next steps in the abdication of King Juan Carlos, and the accession of his son Crown Prince Felipe.
(BBC News - World News, )

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands thanks the Dutch people for their "heart-warming displays of affection" on the eve of her abdication.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Spanish cabinet is to discuss the next steps in the process of King Juan Carlos's abdication and his son Crown Prince Felipe's accession.
(BBC News - World News, )

Willem-Alexander has become the first king of the Netherlands since 1890, following the abdication of his mother after 33 years on the throne.
(BBC News - World News, )

The stage is set for a new king to be sworn in, as a teary-eyed King Juan Carlos has sealed his abdication of the Spanish crown after a four-decade reign.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Princess Letizia, who is set to become Queen of Spain following the abdication of her father-in-law, King Juan Carlos, has been compared to our own Duchess of Cambridge.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Flanked by his family and before Spain's Parliament, Felipe VI was formally proclaimed the new King of Spain Thursday, following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos.
(CNN - World News, )

The National Archives in Britain have released secret files showing that the telephone line of King Edward VIII was bugged in the days leading up to his abdication in 1936.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Just like her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria before her, Elizabeth II was never expected to rule; as the eldest daughter of the king's second son, Prince Albert (later King George VI), hers was a life destined to be lived in relative privacy, until the 1936 abdication of her uncle, Edward VIII, after a reign of only 325 days, changed the course of history.
(CNN - World News, )

For others, however, a lower resolution has come to symbolize a broken promise on the part of developers: that whether a game is "next-gen" comes down to two numbers: 108op and 60 fps. To the hardware crowd that hasn't yet made the leap to PC gaming, anything less than those two magic numbers is an abdication of responsibility on behalf of a developer using the PS4 or the Xbox One.
(Forbes - Technology, )


1 example:

Wednesday evening on the box, and it felt bizarrely like a VIP death, or perhaps a Royal abdication?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Other sentences

12 examples:

Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Juan Carlos’s abdication last year opened him to a paternity challenge.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A brief history of royal abdication, from Tarquin the Proud in 509 B.C. to Juan Carlos of Spain.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

King Edward VIII was bugged by the government at the height of the 1936 abdication crisis, files released by the National Archives show.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has made a farewell national address on the eve of her abdication and investiture of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.
(BBC News - World News, )

Felipe VI has taken to the throne after his father Juan Carlos tearfully signed his abdication papers at midnight last night following a 36-year reign.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Albert II, King of Belgium is expected to announce his abdication live on national television this afternoon, in favour of his son Crown Prince Phillip.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Nobody in Spain suspected that the arrival of a new king after the old king’s abdication would coincide with the elimination of Spain from the World Cup.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The brooch and bracelet were bought by Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor, in the late 1950s when he and wife were living in exile in France following his controversial abdication.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Better Gods tells the story of the dramatic abdication of the last queen of Hawaii, who was forced to renounce her lineage because of pressure from pineapple and sugar growers who wanted to solidify their connection to the United States.
(Jeanette Kelly in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

PETE JENSON: Despite Spain's new King, Felipe VI, being sworn in on Thursday after his father Juan Carlos stepped down last week, the only abdication on the minds of most Spaniards was the one that took place in Rio's Maracana on Wednesday night.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Prince Felipe’s coronation could take place in the second half of June, after Spain’s government discussed a provisional calendar for a rapid introduction of legislation covering King Juan Carlos’s imminent abdication and the Prince’s succession.
(The Independent - World News, )

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