relinquish Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"relinquish" in British English

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relinquishverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈlɪŋ.kwɪʃ/ formal
to give up something such as a ​responsibility or ​claim: He has relinquished his claim to the ​throne. She relinquished control of the ​familyinvestments to her ​son. to ​unwillinglystopholding or ​keeping something: She relinquished her hold/​grip on the ​steeringwheel.
(Definition of relinquish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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relinquishverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈlɪŋ·kwɪʃ/
to give up something, such as a ​responsibility or ​claim: He ​refused to relinquish ​control of his ​company.
(Definition of relinquish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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