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relinquishing

verb , present participle of relinquish

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1 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress
  • the boy reluctantly relinquished the illegal fireworks to the police officer
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2 to give up (as a position of authority) formally
  • the retiring CEO relinquished his position to the company's vice president with very mixed feelings
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