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renounce

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrenouncere‧nounce /rɪˈnaʊns/ verb [transitive]  1 STOP DOING somethingif you renounce an official position, title, right etc, you publicly say that you will not keep it anymore syn give up Edward renounced his claim to the French throne. She renounced her citizenship.2 BELIEVEto publicly say or show that you no longer believe in something, or will no longer behave in a particular way syn reject, → renunciation These groups must renounce violence if there is to be progress towards peace. Young people renounced capitalism in favour of peace and love.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
renounceWe absolutely renounce all forms of terrorism.I admire the way he has virtually renounced ancestral claims to deification.Bernard and Ellen went to visit Belinda, who had renounced her separatist tendencies sufficiently to marry a graphics designer.Rudolph voluntarily renounced his U.S. citizenship.With admirable diligence it worked away, renouncing its authority over one territory after another.I reminded him of my advice that he should not have renounced the Upper House so speedily.Edward reportedly surrendered and abdicated, whereupon the estates renounced their homage to him and then returned to inform parliament.It demands insight into the necessity of growing old, and the courage to renounce what is no longer compatible with it.
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Verb table
renounce
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrenounce
he, she, itrenounces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrenounced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave renounced
he, she, ithas renounced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad renounced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill renounce
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have renounced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam renouncing
he, she, itis renouncing
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you, we, theyare renouncing
Past
I, he, she, itwas renouncing
you, we, theywere renouncing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been renouncing
he, she, ithas been renouncing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been renouncing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be renouncing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been renouncing
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