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Go back on a promise, undertaking, or contract
“A new theory predicts when countries will honor or renege on their international obligations.”
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To break a promise or agreement
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“My so-called best friend promised to help me move, only to renege come Saturday morning.”
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Abandon one's country or cause in favour of an opposing one
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To return to a place after having been there at a previous time
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To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to
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To reject or abandon (a cause, bad habit, or way of life)
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Fail to fulfil an obligation, especially to repay a loan or to appear in a law court
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To avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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Turn upside down
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Go back on one's word
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To change one's opinion, or be uneasy about a previous decision
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To reverse one's previous action or opinion
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To avoid giving a definite answer or position
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The act of recanting or something recanted
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