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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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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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