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Definition of Abdication


  1. 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 Translations

abdication in Dutch is afstand, ontslagname, ontslagneming
abdication in French is abdication
abdication in German is Abdankung {f}
abdication in Norwegian is frasigelse