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sign away

vb
(tr, adverb) to dispose of or lose by or as if by signing a document: he signed away all his rights.
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Verb1.sign away - formally assign ownership of; "She signed away her rights"
cede, surrender, give up, deliver - relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
Translations

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vt sepverzichten auf (+acc); she felt she was signing away her lifesie hatte den Eindruck, ihr Leben abzuschreiben; I’m not going to sign my life away with a mortgageich werde mich nicht ein Leben lang mit einer Hypothek belasten
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Leave fame and coin alone, sign away on a ship to-morrow, and go back to your sea."
To this there was no exception, save when the accident was one for which the firm was liable; in that case they would send a slippery lawyer to see him, first to try to get him to sign away his claims, but if he was too smart for that, to promise him that he and his should always be provided with work.
"Yea," said the Prior, "so thou hast told me ere now, but I know that this knight is so poor that he will gladly sign away his lands for two hundred pounds of hard money.
The brother, on his arrival in England, had imprudently placed himself in the power of Latimer and of his associate, whose name was Wilson Kemp--that through his ignorance of the language he was helpless in their hands, had kept him a prisoner, and had endeavored by cruelty and starvation to make him sign away his own and his sister's property.
'Accused persons were compelled long before the trial began to sign away the contents of their accounts under duress by the same characters who came to testify at the tribunal that the accused willingly signed away everything.
If employers routinely force applicants to sign away the right to sue in order to get hired, then the two sides are clearly not entering arbitration willingly or as equals.
Lindsay Judge, at the Resolution Foundation, said: "Agency workers deserve to be paid the same as employees if they're doing the same job, so the Government should look to close the loophole that allows agency workers to sign away their right to equal pay.
Lindsay Judge, senior policy analyst at the Resolution Foundation, said: "Agency workers deserve to be paid the same as employees, so the Government should look to close the loophole that allows agency workers to sign away their right to equal pay.
Lindsay Judge, senior policy analyst at the Resolution Foundation, said: "Agency workers deserve to be paid the same as employees if they're doing the same job, so the Government should look to close the loophole that allows agency workers to sign away their right to equal pay.
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CORONATION STREET ITV, 7.30pm A MOMENTOUS day on the cobbles as Liz and Steve sign away their beloved pub.