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noun [countable/uncountable] renewal pronunciation in American English /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.
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  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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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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