Example sentences for: abdicate

How can you use “abdicate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The prestige associated with publishing in a selective journal is sufficiently valuable that scientists are generally willing to abdicate the legal rights to their own work without remuneration.

  • But as the wars continued, Napoleon, distrustful of his ally, forced the Spanish king Ferdinand VII to abdicate in 1808, and imposed his brother, Joseph, as king.

  • Mary was forcedto abdicate in 1567, and the infant prince was crowned as James VI.

  • But as the wars continued, Napoleon, distrustful of his ally, forced the Spanish king to abdicate in 1808 and imposed his brother Joseph as king of Spain.

  • The uprising was quashed, however, and in 1795, Poniatowski was forced to abdicate.


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