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resignation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌrezɪɡˈneɪʃən/
HR, WORKPLACE the act of telling your employer that you have decided to leave your job: give in/hand in/offer your resignation I resolved to hand in my resignation on Tuesday. accept sb's resignation If you say you're leaving, I won't accept your resignation. The cuts triggered a wave of resignations. a resignation letter/letter of resignation
[U] the feeling of having to accept something that you do not like because you cannot easily change it: An experienced investor would accept these minor disappointments with resignation.
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