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verb [transitive] formal relinquish pronunciation in British English /rəˈlɪŋkwɪʃ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrelinquish
he/she/itrelinquishes
present participlerelinquishing
past tenserelinquished
past participlerelinquished
  1. to give up your power, position, or an advantage, especially when you do not want to do this

    She was forced to relinquish her leadership.

    relinquish your hold on something (=give up control of something):

    The company was not about to relinquish its hold on the market.

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