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noun [countable/uncountable] formal     renunciation pronunciation in American English
/rɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. a statement in which you formally say that you do not believe in something or do not support something, or that you want to give up a right, title, position, etc.

    his renunciation of power

    their renunciation of terrorist tactics

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