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    abdicate

    what does it mean? the council denied that their decision represented any abdication of responsibility.

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    Re: abdicate

    abdication noun [U] uk us /ˌæb.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
    › The ​councildenied that ​theirdecisionrepresented any abdication of ​responsibility.

    (Definition of abdicate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Re: abdicate

    Quote Originally Posted by vetrivalavan View Post
    ​What does it mean? "The council denied that their decision represented any abdication of responsibility" mean?
    Note my changes above to your word order and capitalisation. The standard way to ask about a meaning is "What does [word/phrase/quote] mean?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: abdicate

    what is the definition above question?

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    Re: abdicate

    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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