Example sentences for: abdicated

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

  • To curate is to choose, and by failing to do so, the Whitney has abdicated its essential responsibility.

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

  • 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."

  • The Times has the most reporting on the domestic political reaction to the deal, stating that some Republicans charge that Clinton has abdicated the making of foreign policy to the U.N., and that the general mood in Congress was caution and skepticism.

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


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