[ UK /ɹɪnˈa‍ʊnsmənt/ ]
  1. an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
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How To Use renouncement In A Sentence

  • Such a renouncement would not trigger the Electoral Act and would not require a by-election to allow the electorate to review the MP's mandate to represent him or her.
  • Statehood and any meaningful renouncement of terror and steps to prevent terror have to go hand in hand.
  • However, at his execution, he dramatically stuck his right hand in the fire, the hand with which he had falsely signed his renouncement of his beliefs, crying, ‘This hath offended!’
  • This renouncement of sovereignty was officially confirmed in the 1951 San Francisco peace treaty signed by Japan and over 50 allied nations.
  • They accuse him of apostasy - the renouncement of belief.
  • Do they fear external sources like North Korea and China, or internal sources like terrorism - homegrown or imported - or a renouncement of Article Nine, the part of the constitution that forbids Japan from having an offensive army? Help save Station X!
  • It should keep the same attitude of aloofness in love and hate, in possession and renouncement, that is, it should be simultaneously dead, resigned and lifted up. Meister Eckhart's Sermons / first time translated into English by Claud Field
  • Until the HEART legislation in 2008 (or 2007), the U.S. taxed ex-citizens for ten years after their renouncement was accepted. Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Funniest Quote of the Week, Maybe the Year
  • We want to strengthen a Palestinian partner willing to accept the conditions outlined by the Quartet and the Arab summit; in other words, a renouncement of violence, a recognition of Israel, and a commitment to abide by the previous agreements entered in by the Palestinian Authority. Undefined
  • Cleon, the hero of the Peloponnesian war, advocated the public renouncement of friends upon dealing with public affairs -- he paid for it with some revilement by historians. Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Regulator Franchise, or the Alan Blinder Problem
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