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Antonyms for relinquishedre·lin·quished

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relinquishedadjective

    that has been withdrawn or retreated from

    Antonyms:
    occupied

How to use relinquished in a sentence?

  1. George Santayana:

    Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.

  2. Gail:

    Some things arrive on their own mysterious hour, on their own terms and not yours, to be seized or relinquished forever.

  3. Michael Wittner:

    Welcome to the new world of oil, saudi Arabia and OPEC will no longer be the mechanism to balance the market, they have relinquished that role.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    The experience of Brexit -- which is ongoing -- and of the European Union, shows that it is difficult to recover economic independence once it's relinquished, it also shows that the economic policy that centralize power diminish the free market capacity for wealth creation.

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