Examples of resignation in a Sentence
The chairman accepted their resignations.
The manager received resignations from three members of the staff.
We accepted the news with resignation.
Recent Examples of resignation from the Web
Officials were heckled, Mr. Vorobyov withdrew after being pelted with snowballs, and the head of the district administration, Yevgeny Gavrilov, tendered his resignation a couple days later.
Gallego’s entry intensifies the race for the seat still held by the incumbent, with an uncertain election date hinging on Uresti’s possible resignation and Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to subsequently call a special election.
Now three House Republicans have called for Pruitt’s resignation and environmental groups have launched a campaign to Boot Pruitt out of office.
The problems prompted the university to suspend a clinical trial of an anticancer compound Chen had identified, and led to his resignation last September.
In some instances, the money saved from the departures went toward hiring young replacements. Converted job cuts into retirements and took steps to boost resignations and firings.
By Sunday there was bipartisan talk of impeachment, resignations and massacres, climaxing when Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee fell to his knees in despair.
Marrs is president of the Iditarod Official Finishers Club, a kind of players union for mushers that has called for the resignation of the board of directors president and has been critical of the race organization.
The dollar weakened on the news of the adviser’s resignation and US stock futures fell more than one percent.
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RESIGNATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of resignation for English Language Learners
: an act of giving up a job or position in a formal or official way
: a letter which states that a person has given up a job or position
: the feeling that something unpleasant is going to happen and cannot be changed
RESIGNATION Defined for Kids
Definition of resignation for Students
- I've handed in my resignation.
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