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stepping aside (from)

verb
present participle of 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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  • hiring (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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stepping (along)

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stepping down

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“Stepping aside (from).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stepping%20aside%20%28from%29. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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