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step down

A UK term of art referring to an alternative to complete retirement from NHS, which allows a worker to move to a less-demanding job at a lower pay, which makes use of the employee’s skill and experience and preserves his or her pension entitlement from the higher level post.
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Shawki stressed in his speech that the passed 7 years under the rul of al-Maliki , the security in Iraq was fragile and economy was shaky , adding that al-Maliki did not achieve anything for Iraq, and we are asking him to step down immediately to avert sectarian strife that will burn Iraq," he said.
The opposition accepted Saleh's offer to step down, but insisted they still had some reservations.
But, according to the AP, Azzam al-Ahmed of Fatah said Fayyad and his government will only step down once a new Cabinet is formed.
John Connolly, longtime president of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, will step down from the post next month.
A UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PROFESSOR who drew national protest over a proposed religion course says he was forced to step down as chairman of the Department of Religious Studies, adding more fuel to an already emotionally fired story.
He's being asked to step down because he attempted to sell City Hall jobs for sex.
Rehnquist, suffers from thyroid cancer, and it is widely believed he will soon step down.
While the Berlin finance ministry issued calls for Welteke to step down, the Bundesbank's managing board closed ranks as it saw its institutional independence threatened.
WOOD END community worker Steve Spreadborough (below) has been forced to step down from work commitments after suffering a stroke last week.
Pervez Musharraf has agreed to step down from the top army post by the end of 2004, the country's information minister said Wednesday.
Jesse Jackson (pictured above) has released a statement asserting that he has no plans to step down as president of the Rainbow/Push Coalition.