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verb [intransitive/transitive] resign pronunciation in British English /rɪˈzaɪn/
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present tense
present participleresigning
past tenseresigned
past participleresigned
  1. to state formally that you are leaving a job permanently

    It now seems clear that she will resign her directorship immediately.

    resign as:

    He was forced to resign as Finance Minister.

    resign from:

    He made it clear that he was not resigning from active politics.



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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