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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 res·ig·na·tion /ˌrɛzɪgˈneʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Res·ig·na·tion n.
 1. The act of resigning or giving up, as a claim, possession, office, or the like; surrender; as, the resignation of a crown or commission.
 2. The state of being resigned or submissive; quiet or patient submission; unresisting acquiescence; as, resignation to the will and providence of God.
 Syn: -- Patience; surrender; relinquishment; forsaking; abandonment; abdication; renunciation; submission; acquiescence; endurance. See Patience.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: acceptance of despair [syn: surrender]
      2: the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
      3: a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign;
         "he submitted his resignation as of next month"