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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.
signed a stipulation surrendering his license to practice medicine in California.
A VA Rescue presents a significant advantage over surrendering the contract back to the insurance company because the market value of a qualifying variable annuity is higher than the surrender value.
Elan will make available to LYONs holders, through The Depository Trust Company, documents specifying the terms, conditions and procedures for surrendering for purchase and withdrawing LYONs.
If you surrender shares of common stock for redemption without also surrendering an equal number of redemption rights, the number of shares of common stock in excess of the number of redemption rights surrendered will be returned to you.
On the down side, according to Stevenson, LinkMichigan would irrationally punish private companies for not surrendering their proprietary business plans to the state.
However, interest for the period from April 1, 1998 to October 1 will be paid, without being funded by the holder surrendering a note for conversion, only with respect to notes that are surrendered for conversion after the opening of business on September 24 and prior to the close of business on September 30.