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noun [countable/uncountable] American English pronunciation: renewal /rɪˈnuəl/ 
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  1. 1
    an arrangement for something to continue for a longer period of time

    The renewal of your contract is just a formality.

    come up for/be up for renewal:

    My membership is up for renewal again next year.

  2. 2
    the process of starting something again after a pause
    renewal of:

    a renewal of war/hostilities

    Recently there has been a renewal of interest in environmental issues.

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