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surrender

Social medicine
The voluntary transfer of parental rights to a child to an agency or court.

surrender

(sŭr-ĕn′dĕr) [O.Fr. surrendre]
Giving up a health care professional license, e.g., at retirement or as a means of resolving a disciplinary action brought forward by a health care supervisory board.
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It had never been mounted, much less fired, and in the darkness after the surrender it was taken with its supplies and put out of the way under the arches of the great Dexter building.
She was wrecked as in the previous century endless barbaric cities had been bombarded, because she was at once too strong to be occupied and too undisciplined and proud to surrender in order to escape destruction.
What will become of you if you don't surrender to us?
And in all the world she was the only human being that could surrender it to his immense desire.
He watched the rising tide of impenetrable gloom with impatience, as if anxious for the coming of a darkness black enough to conceal a shameful surrender.
THE Centre had lauded the increase in the number of surrenders by Maoists in Chattisgarh and termed it a major achievement but recent intelligence reports have revealed that several of them were not genuine.
Dunkerly, historian and park ranger at Richmond National Battlefield Park, claims that, like most other Confederate surrenders of the war, the surrender at Greensboro, North Carolina was less formal than the surrender at Appomattox.
The frequent surrenders show that that despite their militant tactics Maoists are starting to lose their hold in this remote cut off area.
The graph shows that the number of surrenders at the beginning of the policy duration is substantially higher than the number of deaths, which can be attributed to two effects.
resident company surrenders its losses under group relief as the losses are then utilized and are no longer available for carry forward for U.
The United States is not inclined to negotiate surrenders," stated Rumsfeld in a November 9th press briefing, insisting that the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance was in a better position to negotiate.
The consumerists' point is that someone who surrenders a cash-value policy in the early years receives a cash value (or nonforfeiture benefit) far less than premiums paid.