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resignation

(Passive acceptance), noun animus submissus, capitulation, deference, docility, endurance, fatalism, forbearance, fortitude, lack of commlaint, lack of resistance, longanimity, meekness, obedience, passiveness, passivity, patience, submission, submissiveness, sufferance, surrender, tolerance, toleration, yeilding

resignation

(Relinquishment), noun abandonment, abdicatio, abdication, abjuration, abjurement, cession, departure, evacuation, forsaking, giving up, leaving, quitting, renouncement, renunciation, retirement, secession, surrender, termination, vacation, withdrawal, yielding
Foreign phrases: Resignatio est juris proprii spontanea refutatio.Resignation is a spontaneous relinquishment of one's own right.
See also: abdication, acceptance, capitulation, cession, desertion, longanimity, renunciation, sufferance, tolerance

RESIGNATION. The act of an officer by which he declines his office, and renounces the further right to use it. It differs from abdication. (q.v.)
     2. As offices are held at the will of both parties, if the resignation of a officer be not accepted, he remains in office. 4 Dev. R. 1.

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Likewise Ayesha Gulalai had talked of giving her resignation in her press conference.
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ISLAMABAD -- At a time when the central executive committee (CEC) of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is holding an important session today (Tuesday) amid rumours of en masse resignations of the party's lawmakers, it is unlikely that the highest forum of the party would take the decision of resigning from the parliament.
The PAT chief said that the matter has gone beyond resignations.
The president, however, told his son to let the people decide in his resignation.
Sialvi, a spiritual leader and custodian of the Sial Sharif Shrine of Sargodha, is leading a group of local PML-N lawmakers who have resigned from the party to press the government for the resignation of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah.
When contacted, an official of the NA secretariat confirmed on Thursday that the speaker's office had received Ms Bharwana's resignation and the speaker would soon take the necessary action on it in accordance with the laws and rules of the house.
Two MNAs and three MPAs had presented their resignations and announced their dissociation with the PML-N duringthe conference by various groups demanding the resignation of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah over his remarks during a recent protest by a religious organisation in Islamabad.
State minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav on Thursday told the media in the assembly complex that Revanth Reddy's resignation was yet to reach the Speaker.