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English definition of “resignation”

resignation

noun [C/U] (LEAVING POSITION)   /ˌrez·ɪɡˈneɪ·ʃən/
the act of leaving a job or position and making a statement that you are doing this: [U] a letter of resignation [C] Protesters took to the streets in massive numbers to demand the president's resignation.
(Definition of resignation noun (LEAVING POSITION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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