Translation of "abdicate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈæb.dɪ.keɪt/ us

If a king or queen abdicates, he or she makes a formal statement that he or she no longer wants to be king or queen. to formally give up the position of being king or queen

King Edward VIII abdicated (the British throne) in 1936.
abdicate responsibility formal disapproving

to stop controlling or managing something that you are in charge of

She abdicated all responsibility for the project.
abdication noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌæb.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us


(Translation of “abdicate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈӕbdikeit/

to leave or give up the position and authority of a king or queen

The king abdicated (the throne) in favour/favor of his son.

(formal ) to leave or give up (responsibility, power etc)

abdicar (en)
He abdicated all responsibility for the work to his elder son.
abdication noun

the abdication of Edward VIII.

(Translation of “abdicate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)