The act of renouncing.

His renouncement of his previous position, once it had proven unpopular, did not help his candidacy.

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  • Renouncement — Re*nounce ment ( ment), n. [Cf. F. renoncement.] The act of disclaiming or rejecting; renunciation. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renouncement — index abandonment (repudiation), abjuration, ademption, denial, desertion, disclaimer, rebuff, refusal …   Law dictionary

  • renouncement — renounce ► VERB 1) formally declare one s abandonment of (a claim, right, or possession). 2) refuse to recognize any longer. 3) abandon (a cause, bad habit, or way of life). DERIVATIVES renounceable adjective renouncement noun renouncer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • renouncement — noun see renounce …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • renouncement — See renounce. * * * …   Universalium

  • renouncement — rɪ naÊŠnsmÉ™nt n. abdication, relinquishment by formal declaration; act of forgoing voluntarily; repudiation, abandonment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • renouncement — n. Renunciation …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • renouncement — re·nounce·ment …   English syllables

  • renouncement — noun an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned • Syn: ↑renunciation • Derivationally related forms: ↑renounce, ↑renounce (for: ↑renunciation) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-renouncement — n. * * * …   Universalium

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