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waive

verb [T]
 
 
/weɪv/
ALLOW UNUSUAL ACTION to allow someone not to obey the usual rule or not to pay the usual amount of money: He agreed to waive his fee to help us.Abstaining and refrainingAllowing and permitting
LAW to decide not to have something that you are allowed by law to have: She waived her right to have a lawyer representing her.Refusing and rejecting
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