Definition of 'resign'

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Example sentences containing 'resign'

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He resigned last year to run for the Elysée. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Just time to resign from your job and take the bins out, then. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Three deacons had resigned within the last year. Christianity Today (2000)She was resigned to getting a proper job and finding a leisure pursuit for the weekends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has not yet formally resigned from the bank. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He resigned from his position at the hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The police chief resigned last week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was suspended from his job and resigned soon after, although he initially denied any wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You don't want other employees to feel they have to resign to get a pay rise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Three Cabinet ministers were forced to resign last month. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After being an officer for ten years, she resigned last year without facing a full disciplinary procedure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I would like to look for a new position and resign from my current one. The Sun (2012)I ended up resigning to get my system working again. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Other shadow ministers were talked out of resigning last week by colleagues who urged them to hold their fire until they could do more damage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it did not work out that way and she has resigned - to get away from all the tourists. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He resigned over the claims. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I've just resigned from my job. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I just want to do really well, get resigned and come back. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Within days, the dad of three resigned from his job at Heathrow airport. The Sun (2008)He remains the largest shareholder in Birmingham's holding company despite resigning from all positions before the trial verdict. The Sun (2015)The Government of the Netherlands resigned last week having failed to secure agreement for its proposals to reduce the budget deficit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A HEAD and her deputy have resigned amid claims their primary school fiddled exam results. The Sun (2013)

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Translations for 'resign'

British English: resign /rɪˈzaɪn/ VERB
If you resign from a job or position, you formally announce that you are leaving it.
He resigned as chairman of the council.
  • American English: resign
  • Arabic: يَسْتَقيلُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: resignar-se
  • Chinese: 辞职
  • Croatian: dati ostavku
  • Czech: rezignovat
  • Danish: træde tilbage
  • Dutch: ontslag nemen
  • European Spanish: dimitir
  • Finnish: erota virastaan
  • French: démissionner
  • German: zurücktreten von Job
  • Greek: παραιτούμαι
  • Italian: dimettersi
  • Japanese: 辞職する
  • Korean: 사임하다
  • Norwegian: trekke seg
  • Polish: zrzec się
  • European Portuguese: demitir-se
  • Romanian: a demisiona
  • Russian: уходить в отставку
  • Latin American Spanish: dimitir
  • Swedish: avgå avträda
  • Thai: ลาออก
  • Turkish: istifa etmek
  • Ukrainian: відмовлятися від посади
  • Vietnamese: từ chức


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