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to waive: to give up, to relinquish, to renounce, to drop, to abandon
I will not waive my right to consult a lawyer. I'm not giving that up.

a waiver: a renunciation, a surrender, a remission, a denial, an abandonment
a visa waiver a program that allows nationals from certain countries to go to the United States as tourists without a visa for 90 days

waived: abandoned, renounced, dropped, ignored, disregarded
Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm afraid I can't waive the fine for you this time.
US: I need you to sign this waiver in order to protect us.
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  • "At the very least, the service and transaction fees should be waived immediately."
  • "They have agreed to waive the supplementary fees on all of your future transactions, and reimburse you retroactively for all charges incurred over the last 12 months."
  • "As a gesture of goodwill, and to show you how much I appreciate your business, I have waived the fee for the initial 2 minute and 30 second phone call with Mr Quincy."
  • "We'll need a table for 6, and you'll need to sign these waivers."
  • "Plus we'd have to sign waivers and liability forms, probably have to get malaria shots for Ms. Bümbüm and her entourage."
  • "PS: You'll all need to sign waivers agreeing not to sue if you get hurt or die."
  • "Should any submissions be accepted for the ad, a waiver must be signed by the artist giving the company rights to feature it."

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