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Noun: resignation  ,re-zig'ney-shun
  1. The act of giving up (a claim, office or possession etc.)
  2. A formal document giving notice of your intention to resign
    "he submitted his resignation as of next month"
  3. Acceptance of despair
    - surrender

Derived forms: resignations

Type of: despair, document, papers, speech act, written document

Encyclopedia: Resignation