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1. relinquishment

noun. a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc..

Synonyms

  • renunciation
  • relinquishing
  • surrender
  • renouncement
  • giving up

Antonyms

  • victory
  • middle
  • clasp
  • enlist

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • relinquish (English)
  • relinquisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. relinquishment

noun. the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc..

Synonyms

  • conclusion
  • release
  • relinquishing
  • ceding
  • ending
  • waiver
  • cession
  • discharge
  • termination

Antonyms

  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • relinquish (English)
  • relinquisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word relinquishment


1. Noun, singular or mass
A parent cannot be asked to sign a relinquishment of parental rights that may be used in the future in case he doesn't do what he has said he would do in relation to the child.

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