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English definition of “renounce”

renounce

verb [T]     /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 family house . Gandhi renounced the use of violence .Refusing and rejectingStop having or doing something
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