"renunciation" in the noun sense
1. repudiation, renunciation
rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid
"Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
2. apostasy, renunciation, defection
the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
3. renunciation, renouncement
an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
4. renunciation, forgoing, forswearing
the act of renouncing sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
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