relinquish

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri lingkwish)


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relinquish

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. relinquish your [power, possessions, rights, claim, the throne]
  2. relinquished his [power] to [his son, the enemy, the army]
  3. [forced, compelled, advised, ordered] to relinquish [power]
  4. relinquish the right to [appeal, vote]
  5. relinquish a claim in [court, writing, front of a judge]
  6. relinquish his [role, job, position, plan]
  7. [reluctantly, gladly, regretfully] relinquished her [role] (as)
  8. relinquished her [role] to [become a mother, take up another job, start a family]
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