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verb [T]  /rɪˈnu/ us  

renew verb [T] (INCREASE ACTIVITY)

to begin doing something again or with increased strength: She renewed her efforts to contact her sister.

renew verb [T] (CONTINUE USE)

to increase the period of time that something can be used or is in effect: to renew a passport/subscription
noun [C/U]  /rɪˈnu·əl/ us  
[U] renewal of a license
adjective [not gradable]  /rɪˈnu/ us  
renewed interest/enthusiasm
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