leave office

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Verb1.leave office - give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
resign, vacate, renounce, give up - leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
retire - go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
top out - give up one's career just as one becomes very successful; "The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out"
pull up stakes, depart, leave - remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
fall - lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
take office - assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?"
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The current law on presidential security states that presidents and their spouses can receive security service and protection for 10 years after they leave office.
Martelly, who heads Haiti's government, is due to leave office on Sunday but has no elected successor after a Jan.
Blatter's New York attorney Richard Cullen issued a statement saying the Swiss would not leave office.
Editor's note: This was first published in the July 10 edition of Texas Weekly, in response to questions about what would happen if Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who was then facing the possibility of indictment, were to leave office early.
by Abasin Zaheer on 31 August, 2014 - 17:53 KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) chief on Sunday urged President Hamid Karzai not to leave office until his successor was sworn-in.
Beblawi's government is scheduled to leave office after a new president is elected, with polls to take place sometime around June.
Marinov is the second key presidential advisor to leave office in the course of one month, after Tsvetelin Yovchev resigned from the post of Chief of Staff to President Rosen Plevneliev on April 9.
Rove said on 'Fox News Sunday' that if he runs for office and win, he did serve out his term and wouldn't leave office mid-term.
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The President said the rumors that she will leave office ahead of time are spread in the society intentionally.
On Sunday, around 2 million people gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square, asking Mubarak to leave office.
Riyadh Waiting for Iraq's Maliki to Leave Office to Normalize Ties with Baghdad