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Definition of renunciation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    renunciation

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//rɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃn//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] an act of stating publicly that you no longer believe something or that you are giving something up the renunciation of violence
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of rejecting physical pleasures, especially for religious reasons synonym self-denial see also renounce
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