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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrenunciationre‧nun‧ci‧a‧tion /rɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]  formalSTOP DOING something when someone makes a formal decision to no longer believe in something, live in a particular way etcrenouncerenunciation of Eastern Europe’s renunciation of Communism
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renunciationA renunciation of Oliver and a declaration of true love for Miranda herself?I learn about the beauty of austerity and renunciation.This has to be quenched by detachment and renunciation.Though not a natural speaker his pithy style, backed by his fame and renunciation, strengthened the Student Volunteer Missionary movement.Maggie will carry even renunciation to dramatic extremes.Abetted by her husband, she refused to countenance the renunciations which Henry was to make in the peace treaty.The renunciation of any attempt to tax was at once cause and symptom of the state's demise.renunciation ofThe agreement depends on their renunciation of violence.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrenunciationre‧nun‧ci‧a‧tion /rɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] FINANCE when an investor returns shares they have been offered to the company offering themThe share certificate carries a form for renunciation on the reverse.
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