Renunciation

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Renunciation \Re*nun'ci*a"tion\ (r?-n?n's?-?"sh?n or -sh?-?"sh?n; 277), noun [Cf. F. renonciation, L. renuntiatio ann announcement. See {Renounce}.]

1. The act of renouncing.

2. (Law) Formal declination to take out letters of administration, or to assume an office, privilege, or right.

Syn: Renouncement; disownment; disavowal; disavowment; disclaimer; rejection; abjuration; recantation; denial; abandonment; relinquishment.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

renunciation

noun

1: rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated" [syn: {repudiation}, {renunciation}]

2: the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes) [syn: {apostasy}, {renunciation}, {defection}]

3: an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned [syn: {renunciation}, {renouncement}]

4: the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.) [syn: {renunciation}, {forgoing}, {forswearing}]

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