Example sentences for: abdicated

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

  • The NYT effort credits Ehrlichman with a bit more of a stand-up attitude than that, quoting him saying in 1977 that he ran into trouble because "I abdicated my moral judgments."

  • Members of Congress, who were elected to deliberate and make these nasty decisions, have abdicated the duty the framers intended them to have.

  • In 1556, Charles abdicated in favor of his son, Felipe II, good news for Spain and even better for Madrid.

  • By 907 the people could see, through all the turmoil and confusion, that the dynasty had lost the “mandate of heaven,” and so it was that the last of the Tang monarchs abdicated.

  • Built by the shogun in the 17th century for an abdicated emperor, Shugakuin is in fact three villas, each with airy teahouses in the gardens.


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