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surrender

Social medicine
The voluntary transfer of parental rights to a child to an agency or court.
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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.
They were afraid that after surrendering, we will all be killed,' he said.
Amsterdam, Feb 22 (ANI): Two international Tamil organisations have lodged a complaint in the International Criminal Court against Palitha Kohona, an Australian citizen and senior Sri Lankan diplomat, accusing him of being involved in the murder of three surrendering Tamil Tigers.
She accused her seniors of sexual abuse after surrendering on August 28.
'Our target is to get them out of the drug addiction and we all know that surrendering will not solve it.
So, I decided to come to mainstream to live happily," Sundi said after surrendering.