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English definition of “renew”

renew

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈnjuː/ us    /-ˈnuː/

renew verb [T] (MAKE NEW)

B2 to increase the life of or replace something old: Every year I renew my membership of the sports club. I forgot to renew my season ticket. I'll use this material to renew the chair covers.Replacing and exchanging

renew verb [T] (REPEAT)

to begin doing something again: The kidnappers renewed their threats. She renewed her efforts to escape.Starting againStarting and beginning
renewal
noun [C or U] uk   /-əl/ us  
Do you deal with season-ticket renewals here?Replacing and exchanging
renewed
adjective uk   /-ˈnjuːd/ us    /-ˈnuːd/
renewed interest/enthusiasmStarting againStarting and beginning
(Definition of renew from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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