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as in:  waive the right

They will waive the foreign language requirement for students who are already bilingual.
  not enforce something to which one would otherwise be entitled
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  • They will waive the foreign language requirement for students who are already bilingual.
  • They agreed to waive the customary fee.
  • He waived his rights and answered the policeman’s questions.
  • The body is inspired: let us waive the question of the ’soul.
    Nietzsche, Friedrich  --  Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book For All And None

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  • But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute.
    Melville, Herman  --  Moby Dick LXVIII-CXXXIV
  • When you signed the contract with that disclaimer, you waived your right.
  • In civil procedure, certain arguments must be raised in the first objection that a party submits to the court, or else they will be deemed waived. 05/30/08)
  • The scout nodded his head in assent, though he seemed anxious to waive the further discussion of a subject that appeared painful.
    Cooper, James Fenimore  --  The Last of The Mohicans
  • If so, we will waive our privilege.
    Cooper, James Fenimore  --  The Pioneers
  • Will you kindly waive all ceremony and dine with us and go to the music afterward?
    Collins, Wilkie  --  Law and the Lady

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  • Let us waive the point.
    Collins, Wilkie  --  Miss or Mrs.?
  • he said, with a kind of effort to regain composure, and a determination to waive the further discussion of his own calamity.
    Bronte, Anne  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • She believed she must waive the subject altogether.
    Austen, Jane  --  Northanger Abbey
  • However, I waive even that question.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Our Mutual Friend
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Associated words [difficulty]:   waive [5] , waver [1] , waiver [6]
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