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Definition of renege verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    renege

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//rɪˈnɛɡ//
     
    , NAmE//rɪˈnɪɡ//
     
    [intransitive] renege (on something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they renege
     
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    he / she / it reneges
     
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    past simple reneged
     
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    -ing form reneging
     
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  1. 1to break a promise, an agreement, etc. synonym go back on
  2. 2 to renege on a deal/debt/contract, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: renege