Definition of renewal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnjuːəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnuːəl//
    [uncountable, countable]
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  1. 1renewal (of something) a situation in which something begins again after a pause or an interruption a renewal of interest in traditional teaching methods
  2. 2the act of making a contract, etc. valid for a further period of time after it has finished The lease comes up for renewal at the end of the month. the renewal date
  3. 3a situation in which something is replaced, improved or made more successful economic renewal urban renewal (= the act of improving the buildings, etc. in a particular area)
  4. Extra examples Her contract is coming up for renewal in the autumn. If you have any queries, please contact us on the number shown on your policy or last renewal notice. They felt the need to bring about a renewal of society. You can contact us at the number shown on your last renewal notice. an urban renewal programme in the city centre to obtain a renewal of the certificate to seek spiritual renewal
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: renewal