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English noun: renunciation

1. renunciation (communication) rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid


SamplesCongressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated.


Synonymsrepudiation


Broader (hypernym)rejection


Narrower (hyponym)disclaimer, disowning, disownment

2. renunciation (state) the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)


Synonymsapostasy, defection


Broader (hypernym)rejection

3. renunciation (communication) an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned


Synonymsrenouncement


Broader (hypernym)resignation


Narrower (hyponym)relinquishing, relinquishment

4. renunciation (act) the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)


Synonymsforgoing, forswearing


Broader (hypernym)rejection


Narrower (hyponym)abnegation, denial, forsaking, giving up, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation









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