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
The election came less than a month after Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced his resignation, ending his 15-year reign as party leader.
Mike Dubke announced his resignation on Tuesday after less than three months on the job, a dire start to Trump’s first week back in Washington.
Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation May 18.
The IS group also claimed responsibility for that bombing, which ultimately led to the resignation of Iraq’s interior minister.
More groups weigh in The Brevard County Democratic Executive Committee, the South Dade Democratic Black Caucus, and the Miami-Dade Progressive Caucus have already approved the resolution seeking the state attorney’s resignation.
Concert organizers demand the resignation of President Michel Temer, who is being investigated by Brazil’s high court for alleged obstruction of justice and involvement in corruption.
West, 64, began his major-league career in 1976, became a full-time umpire in 1978 and missed a couple of years after the mass resignation of umpires in a 1999 labor dispute.
In 1976, the incoming Democratic governor, Jim Hunt, demanded the resignations of 169 political appointees who were holdovers from the previous Republican administration.
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First Known Use of resignation
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
1 : an act of giving something up formally or officially
2 : a letter or written statement that gives notice of giving something up I've handed in my resignation.
3 : the feeling of a person who is prepared to accept something unpleasant
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