renewverb [T]uk /rɪˈnjuː/ us /rɪˈnuː/
renew verb [T] (MAKE NEW)
- There was an ominous silence when I asked whether my contract was going to be renewed.
- My passport runs out next month - I must get it renewed.
- Green plants help to renew the earth's oxygen supply.
- The council have refused to renew the company's operating licence.
- What a to-do that was, getting my passport renewed at the consulate!
renew verb [T] (REPEAT)
- Despite renewed pressure to give up the occupied territory, they will not yield.
- Neoclassical architecture reflected a renewed interest in the architecture of ancient Greece and Rome.
- The latest outbreak has led to renewed concern about the spread of the disease.
- The Renaissance stimulated a renewed interest in scientific research.
- The success of the national team has led to a renewed interest in the sport.