Definition of 'waive'
Example sentences containing 'waive'
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Does the woman have to waive her right to anonymity? Times, Sunday Times (2017)He has waived a bonus and salary increase, though he is still forecast to earn about 1.3 million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many main board bankers have waived bonuses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You agree to waive your moral rights. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Victims were told to waive their right to take legal action in return for small compensation payments. The Sun (2009)He waived his bonus last year but has a total potential package of more than 7 million. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Neither would waive that right or take 50 per cent pay cuts to stay. The Sun (2011)The apparent contradiction has been justified by the voluntary waiving of the right to fight alongside partners and to come to their aid when needed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)While some banks may waive the penalty the first time you overspend, they are unlikely to do so regularly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is paying your 500 claim and has waived the 35 excess. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Having waived any claims to a bonus, he will stay on until January to advise on the sale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he has decided not to waive a long-term bonus that could be worth up to 5.4 million this year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I am very pleased to say that the bank has now agreed to waive the full penalty and not to ask you for any extra interest either. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If they filed soon after and have a reasonable excuse, we will almost certainly look at waiving the 100 penalty they have incurred. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'waive'
British English: waive /weɪv/ VERB
If you waive your right to something, for example legal representation, or if someone else waives it, you no longer have the right to receive it.
He waived his right to a hearing.
- American English: waive
- Arabic: يَتَنَازَلُ عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: renunciar
- Chinese: 放弃
- Croatian: odreći se
- Czech: zříci se práva
- Danish: give afkald på
- Dutch: afzien van
- European Spanish: descartar
- Finnish: olla soveltamatta
- French: supprimer
- German: verzichten auf
- Greek: παραιτούμαι από απαίτηση
- Italian: rinunciare
- Japanese: 放棄する
- Korean: 포기하다
- Norwegian: gi avkall på
- Polish: odstąpić
- European Portuguese: renunciar
- Romanian: a renunța
- Russian: отказываться
- Latin American Spanish: descartar
- Swedish: avstå från
- Thai: สละสิทธิ์
- Turkish: vazgeçmek
- Ukrainian: відмовлятися
- Vietnamese: từ bỏ
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