how to pronounce abdication

/ˌæb.dɪˈkɛɪ.ʃən/

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abdication is pronounced in four syllables

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æbdɪkɛɪʃən

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An example use of abdication in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and that word was abdication as king of …”

meanings of abdication

noun:

  1. The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder.
  2. The renunciation of interest in a property or a legal claim; abandonment.
  3. The voluntary renunciation of sovereign power.
  4. The act of disowning or disinheriting a child.
  5. The action of being deposed from the seat of power.

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