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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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I am feeling very good after surrendering because I get to meet friends and go out with them.
According to witnesses, they had waved a white flag when surrendering to show their intent, but as they walked into the army-controlled area, several people heard sounds of shots and explosions.
The surrender policy provides them an opportunity to return to the mainstream of society taking this opportunity they are surrendering," he added.