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In September 2019, citing his health troubles, Jamie temporarily relinquished control of Britney’s person to her care manager, Jodi Montgomery, while maintaining control of Britney’s finances.

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The measure was rejected, though some said it wasn’t because they wanted to relinquish control of city government to the county.

I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve witnessed somebody relinquish fairly core, cherished beliefs.

The rate of relinquishment for women of color has traditionally remained low.

His wife had sold her relinquishment on the claim that he had spent thirty-five hundred dollars cash for.

On this side the Mississippi an important relinquishment of native title has been received from the Delawares.

The papers you all signed to-day were a bill of sale and the relinquishment of your homestead claims.

The consideration, on the part of Georgia, was the relinquishment of her claim to the Mississippi territory.

On the same day Korniloff was compelled to begin the relinquishment of the ground he had won with the Eighth Army.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relinquishment, such as: abandonment, abjuration, abnegation, abstention, cancellation, and denial.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.