step aside (from)


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1 to give up (a job or office)
  • a newscaster who knew when it was time to step aside from the anchor desk and let a younger person take over

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  • hire (out or on)

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2 to give up (as a position of authority) formally
  • the prime minister was compelled to step aside from his office when it was demonstrated that he had violated the public trust

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