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waive

verb [T] uk   /weɪv/ formal us  
to not demand something you have a right to, or not cause a rule to be obeyed: The bank manager waived the charge (= said we didn't have to pay), as we were old and valued customers. If the government waives (= removes) the time limit, many more applications will come in. He persuaded the delegates to waive (= give up) their objections.
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