Focus on the pronunciation of abdicate
English definition of “abdicate”
/ˈæb·dɪˌkeɪt/ v [I/T] fml
› to give up a position as king, or to fail to take responsibility for something: [T] Edward VIII abdicated the British throne in 1936. The administration has abdicated its leadership on this critical issue. abdication
/ˌæb·dɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/ n [C/U] › [U] I think it’s an abdication of your responsibility if you don’t vote.