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Definition of renewal noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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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)
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