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"renounce" in British English

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renounceverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈnaʊns/ formal
to say ​formally or ​publicly that you no ​longer own, ​support, ​believe in, or have a ​connection with something: Her ​ex-husband renounced his claim to the ​familyhouse. Gandhi renounced the use of ​violence.
(Definition of renounce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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renounceverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈnɑʊns/
to say ​publicly that you no ​longer own, ​support, ​believe in, or have a ​connection with something: Gandhi renounced the use of ​violence.
(Definition of renounce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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