giving up


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Noun1.giving up - a verbal act of admitting defeatgiving up - a verbal act of admitting defeat  
relinquishing, relinquishment - a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
2.giving up - the act of forsaking
forgoing, forswearing, renunciation - the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
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This comes close to my ideal airplane not because it's sleek--although it is that--or fast--it's that, too--but because it's efficient without giving up perfor-mance.
Owners are giving up their vehicles due to high leases, the economy, and prices of gasoline," says Frank Orlando, head of the New York Fraud Bureau.
Add to this the threat from the Independent Pilots Association, the collective bargaining unit for UPS pilots, to begin "informational picketing" outside The UPS stores during the busy Christmas season, followed closely by a Texas Hold'em style "all-in" meeting with UPS the week of December 19th and the IPA giving UPS until December 23rd for contract settlement.