Example sentences for: abdication

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

  • Grove's abdication of his throne also loses some drama from the fact that in recent years his public image has become that of a long-range thinker rather than a hands-on manager.

  • His 20-year reign, weak at best, ended in all-round disaster: abdication, arrest, and war.

  • Before the diary was found, Japanese historians believed that the emperor had at least contemplated abdication.

  • 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.


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