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abdicate (your) responsibility

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabdicate (your) responsibilityabdicate (your) responsibilityformalRESPONSIBLE to refuse to be responsible for something, when you should be or were before The government has largely abdicated its responsibility in dealing with housing needs. abdicate
Examples from the Corpus
abdicate (your) responsibilityBy invoking testosterone a man can abdicate responsibility for his own behaviour.
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