abdisere

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Napoléon abdicates in Fontainebleau the 4th of april 1814.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin abdicāre, a form of abdicō (I deny, refuse, abdicate), from both ab- (of, from, by), from Latin ab (from, away from, on, in), from Proto-Italic *ab, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epó (off, away) + and from dicō (I dedicate, devote), possibly from *dex, from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ-s, from *deyḱ- (to point out).

Cognate with German abdizieren (outdated), Danish abdicere and English abdicate.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abdɪˈseːrə/
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  • Rhymes: -eːrə
  • Hyphenation: ab‧di‧se‧re

VerbEdit

abdisere (imperative abdiser, present tense abdiserer, simple past abdiserte, past participle abdisert, present participle abdiserende, verbal noun abdisering)

  1. to abdicate (to surrender, renounce or relinquish, as sovereign power; to withdraw definitely from filling or exercising)
    • 1905, Alexander L. Kielland, Omkring Napoleon, page 202:
      Bevæge Napoleon til at abdicere.
      Move Napoleon to abdicate.
    • 1971, Finn Alnæs, Festningen Faller, page 150:
      Etter nederlaget ved Leipzig overtalte de [Napoléon] til å abdisere til fordel for sin sønn.
      After the defeat at Leipzig, they persuaded [Napoleon] to abdicate in favor of his son.
    • 1982, Johan Nygaardsvold, Norge i Krig, page 77:
      [hvis] regjeringen fant … å måtte anbefale at de tyske betingelser ble godtatt, så ville [kong Haakon VII] abdisere.
      [if] the government found… to have to recommend that the German conditions be accepted, then [King Haakon VII] would abdicate.
    • 2013 February 11, NTBtekst:
      Pave Benedikt vil abdisere den 28. februar. Sjokkmeldingen kom han selv med på latin under en gudstjeneste mandag.
      Pope Benedict will abdicate on the 28th February. He himself brought the shock message in Latin during a service on Monday.
    Keiseren ble tvunget til å abdisere.
    The emperor was forced to abdicate.
    Synonyms: avgå, tre tilbake, fratre
  2. (colloquial) to resign a (long-term and important) leadership position
    • 2011 November 21, Bergensavisen:
      det [Siv Jensen] sannsynligvis ikke visste, var at gamlefar [Carl I.] Hagen slett ikke hadde tenkt å abdisere [fra sin posisjon i Frp].
      what [Siv Jensen] probably did not know was that the old man [Carl I.] Hagen had no intention of abdicating [from his position in Frp].
    Synonyms: avgå, slutte, fratre
  3. to renounce authority (to relinquish or renounce a throne, or other high office or dignity)
    • 2011 November 15, Trønder-Avisa:
      politikerne må ikke abdisere [og] legge helseansvaret under byråkrati og embetsverk].
      politicians must not abdicate [and] place the health responsibility under bureaucracy and government.
    Synonym: frasi

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin abdīcere (abdicate). Compare with Danish abdicere (to abdicate).

VerbEdit

abdisere (present tense abdiserer, past tense abdiserte, past participle abdisert, passive infinitive abdiserast, present participle abdiserande, imperative abdiser)

  1. to abdicate

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