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Meaning of RENUNCIATION

Pronunciation:  ree`nunsi'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
  2. [n]  rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
  3. [n]  an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
  4. [n]  the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
 

RENUNCIATION is a 12 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: apostasy, defection, forgoing, forswearing, renouncement, repudiation
 
 See Also: abnegation, denial, disclaimer, disowning, disownment, forsaking, giving up, rejection, rejection, rejection, relinquishing, relinquishment, resignation, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*nun`ci*a"tion\ (r?-n?n`s?-?"sh?n or
-sh?-?"sh?n; 277), n. [Cf. F. renonciation, L. renuntiatio
ann announcement. See {Renounce}.]
1. The act of renouncing.

2. (Law) Formal declination to take out letters of
   administration, or to assume an office, privilege, or
   right.

Syn: Renouncement; disownment; disavowal; disavowment;
     disclaimer; rejection; abjuration; recantation; denial;
     abandonment; relinquishment.



 

 

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