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step down (from)

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1 to give up (a job or office)

  • with the advent of his 90th birthday, he could no longer resist calls for him to step down from chairmanship of the board
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2 to give up (as a position of authority) formally

  • even in the face of a palace revolt, Queen Elizabeth I refused to step down from the throne
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