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English definition of “renunciation”

renunciation

noun [S or U]     /rɪˌnʌn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/
the formal announcement that someone no longer owns , supports , believes in, or has a connection with something: the renunciation of violence Refusing and rejectingStop having or doing something
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