Meaning of “renounce” in the English Dictionary

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"renounce" in British English

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renounceverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈnaʊns/ us /rɪˈnaʊns/ formal

(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)