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Definition of "relinquishing" []

  • Present participle of relinquish. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "relinquishing" in a sentence
  • "And then the relinquishing is not so painful, is it?"
  • "This was done with a view to reporting whether the conditions had been complied with upon which the foreign powers would be justified in relinquishing their extraterritorial rights."
  • "Her equity acknowledged that Clermont had every right of choice: but while her candour induced her to even applaud his disinterestedness in relinquishing the Cleves estate, her capacity pointed out how terrible must be the personal defects, that so speedily, without one word of conversation, one trial of any sort how their tastes, tempers, or characters might accord, stimulated him to so decisive a rejection."
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