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waive

verb [T]
 
 
/weɪv/ formal
to not demand something you have a right to, or not cause a rule to be obeyed
放弃(权利);不遵守(规则)
The bank manager waived the charge (= said we didn't have to pay), as we were old and valued customers.
那位银行经理没有收取我们的费用,因为我们是尊贵的老顾客。
If the government waives (= removes) the time limit, many more applications will come in.
假如政府取消时间限制,那么就会收到多得多的申请。
He persuaded the delegates to waive (= give up) their objections.
他说服代表们不再反对。
Allowing and permitting
(Definition of waive from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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