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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabnegationab‧ne‧ga‧tion /ˌæbnəˈɡeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] formal  LET/ALLOWwhen you do not allow yourself to have or do something that you wantself-denial
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abnegationIn the ensuing confusion the Catholic community locally and nationally saw this as an abnegation of the 1944 Education Act.If the Court holds fast to its abnegation of this traditional role, it could mark a sea change in federal-state relations.The sticking point in faith for me was abnegation.
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