Example sentences for: abdication

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

  • In Japan, the country's biggest selling newspaper, Asahi Shimbun , led Wednesday with the discovery of a diary showing that Emperor Hirohito never considered abdication at the end of World War II, even though his country was in ruins and he was worried about being prosecuted by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East.

  • Their abdication deprives the rest of the nation of the chance to hear and participate in debate.

  • The burden of his spiritual functions as high priest of Shinto and the tasks of administration led the emperor to welcome an early abdication, frequently to retire to a life of Buddhist meditation and scholarship.

  • On the contrary--accepting papers without peer review is an abdication of scholarly responsibility under the best of circumstances and a poor idea for an association of evolutionary psychologists, whose discipline is notorious for attracting cranks.

  • It was here in 1952 that King Farouk signed his abdication before boarding his yacht for exile in Italy.


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