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relinquishment

noun abandonment, abdication, abjuration, cessation, demission, discontinuance, dismissal, elimination, rejection, release, renunciation, resignation, succession, surrender, waiver, withdrawal
Associated concepts: custody relinquishment, relinquishhent of rights
See also: abandonment, abdication, cancellation, capitulation, cession, compromise, concession, denial, dereliction, desertion, desuetude, disclaimer, discontinuance, disposition, expense, pardon, release, remission, renunciation, sacrifice, waiver

RELINQUISHMENT, practice. A forsaking, abandoning, or giving over a right; for example, a plaintiff may relinquish a bad count in a declaration, and proceed on the good: a man may relinquish a part of his claim in order to give a court jurisdiction.

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S Weerasekara, Director General Projects at Army Headquarters has been attached to the Army Headquarters upon relinquishment of his current office.
If you previously reserved a plate with GNF and you have not received a receipt for $25 or a relinquishment form from the Motor Vehicle Division, please contact GNA headquarters at 404325-5536 or email gna@georgianurses.
This action has been taken as a result of the recent NSW Government budget which proposes both to levy a $60 per unit annual fee on exploration licenses and to increase the security deposit liability on tenements; the relinquishment will save Thomson around $120,000 in these charges in the next year.
The Navy's Relinquishment of Command ceremony is a variation of the Change of Command ceremony and is conducted when the relieving commander has yet to be named or approved or, in this case, a gap in the transition.
The relinquishment does not come as a surprise, with news of the planned five-well appraisal programme rather signalling a higher level of confidence in the remaining area's potential than most followers of the Rub Al-Khali projects have by now.
Relinquishment of international terms of reference.
He signed a voluntary relinquishment of his license in March 2009, agreeing never to apply again for the license in Florida, and the state attorney's office in Polk County agreed to drop the extortion charge.
7) A relinquishment or promised relinquishment of marital rights in property is not consideration in money or money's worth.
The court also ruled for Hagemeyer and ZBH on the alternate ground that the transfer was also subject to the exemption for a noncontractual transfer, as the transfer met the three elements of a gift--donative intent, actual delivery and immediate relinquishment of control.
The selling off of such a fundamental cornerstone of British manufacturing in this sector is neither necessary nor in the interest of the UK, as it risks relinquishment of control over the UK economy and consequently the nation's prosperity," said the motion.
This agreement clarifies key points such as the relinquishment dates of portions of our acreage and continuing rights, which allows us to move forward on our planned seismic program in the fourth quarter 2009.
The mechanism for relinquishment of ministry under our canons, to which Mr.