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waive
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Don Quixote
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  • "Then with that assurance and your highness’s good leave," said Don Quixote, "I hereby for this once waive my privilege of gentle blood, and come down and put myself on a level with the lowly birth of the wrong-doer, making myself equal with him and enabling him to enter into combat with me; and so, I challenge and defy him, though absent, on the plea of his malfeasance in breaking faith with this poor damsel, who was a maiden and now by his misdeed is none; and say that he shall…

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as in: waive the right Define
not enforce something to which one would otherwise be entitled
as in: waive the player Define
the release of a player from a sports team's roster while maintaining the payment contract (which may be offset or replaced by a contract with another team)
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