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resignation
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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
  • Won’t you stand by Fern, and threaten to resign from the board if they try to discharge her?

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  • I know you’re unhappy there, but don’t submit your resignation until you find a better job.
  • She said that if I don’t resign, I will be fired.

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unspecified meaning
  • The most considerable event of the two years after the birth of Hugh occurred when Vida Sherwin resigned from the high school and was married.
  • She had resigned from the school, but she kept up one class in English.

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  • They gaily came in half an hour late, or they vociferously came in ten minutes early, and they were so hurt that they whispered about resigning when Carol protested.
  • It was Tuesday afternoon before she learned that the board had met at ten in the morning and voted to "accept Miss Fern Mullins’s resignation."
  • If it wasn’t too late to get a job in the Cities, I swear I’d resign here.
  • Would you like to drop over to the hotel and ask her to write the resignation, now we’ve accepted it?
  • We’re just letting her resign.

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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
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