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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned.

Usage examples (35)
  • Until the HEART legislation in 2008 (or 2007), the U.S. taxed ex-citizens for ten years after their renouncement was accepted.
  • It should keep the same attitude of aloofness in love and hate, in possession and renouncement, that is, it should be simultaneously dead, resigned and lifted up.
  • WOULD such renouncement give him for Chad a moral glamour?
  • What a renouncement of himself! said one of the spectators. for more
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