Definition of 'resignation'
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Residents said that the mood on the streets was one of resignation rather than anger or fear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His resignation leaves a huge gap that will be very difficult to fill. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said that he was forced to sign a resignation letter and was denied the opportunity to seek legal advice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His shock resignation was linked to alleged corruption and infighting at the Vatican. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A resignation by one of them between now and the next general election is widely expected at Westminster. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The resignation letter said that she was lonely and that was good enough for Ms Rudd. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fact that his resignation comes five days after a currency hedge went badly wrong for Sports Direct is doubtless entirely coincidental. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How can pastors and churches avoid the trauma of a forced resignation? Christianity Today (2000)Perhaps the biggest surprise behind the resignation yesterday was that it seems to have been entirely voluntary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We have accepted his resignation and we move on. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The mood was one of grim resignation rather than panic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There will be champagne and smiles and nobody will read a resignation speech. The Sun (2016)At first they thought their resignation letter was being ignored. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)The scandal provoked demonstrations demanding his resignation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She wrote to him on the day she announced her resignation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Genuine and obvious policy errors rarely force a resignation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This time my resignation has been accepted. Times, Sunday Times (2011) One or two resignations will not be enough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The butcher insisted he would not step down in the face of global demands for his resignation. The Sun (2008)That resignation shocked the rugby world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He then read out the resignation speech that had been hastily rewritten and which he had to deliver shortly to the waiting media. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead, she handed in a letter of resignation. The Sun (2006)Opinion is divided on whether her surprise resignation as governor in July was a political masterstroke or suicide. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The other man went through a profound personal crisis after his appointment and forced resignation as England captain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She cast herself as a media victim, and failed to explain her reason for quitting during a rambling resignation speech. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But he stepped down this week in a shock resignation, for failing to declare that his wife works for an international investigations firm. The Sun (2013)The mood on the streets of Athens was one of resignation as people saw more of the same grinding spending cuts and tax increases. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have seen them talking directly and respectfully to those who had caused the problem; we have seen resignations when positions were felt to be untenable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His resignation comes just as Punch begins negotiations with bondholders as part of plans to restructure its 2.4 billion debt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This time, the initial shock turned to resignation as I just expected the next blow. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: resignation NOUN
Your resignation is a formal statement of your intention to leave a job or position.
He has offered his resignation and it has been accepted.
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